India Survival Guide: 28 tips for travelling India

This is my India Survival Guide - everything you need to know to stay safe and healthy during a trip to India. Travelling around this vast sub-continent can be an intimidating prospect. However, with a little preparation and some cultural understanding, there is little to fear in a visit to this colourful country. After spending 3 months in India this winter I have put together this India Survival Kit. Incredible India is a intriguing country to visit. It…

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What to Pack for India

A comprehensive guide for tackling the common dilemma of what to pack for India. For 3 months during the Winter of 2019/2020 I lead an overland tour of India. On the tour I visited many regions of this huge country. Some passengers joined me for the whole trip, whilst others enjoyed just one or two sections. However, there was a constant theme amongst my female passengers. One question they all wished they had answers to before they joined…

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1 Day In Udaipur Itinerary

If you're planning a trip to India then Udaipur needs to be included. In this post I describe the best 1 day Udaipur itinerary. The beautiful Lake City in Udaipur is an absolute gem in Rajasthan and probably my favourite Indian city (apart from Kolkata!). In January 2020 I visited Udaipur whilst leading an overland trip. As usual, even though we had two full days here, most of my first day was spent working. On my second day…

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How to visit the Wagah Border Ceremony

A post outlining how to visit the Wagah Border Ceremony, including a brief history, timings and costs involved. In the Autumn of 2019 I travelled to two incredible countries. Two neighbouring countries in Asia with very different ways of life. One a predominately Muslim country and one predominantly Hindu. Everyday at the border between these two countries there is a bizarre but passionate ceremony to mark the closing of the border. In this guide I describe all you…

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Ranthambore Tiger Safari

My amazing experience of doing a Ranthambore tiger safari in India, along with all the practical information you need to organise one for yourself. The dream - Tigers in India When I knew I would be visiting India in late 2019 my first thought was "Oo I hope I see tigers". Having been lucky enough to do some game drives in South America and Africa, I have seen some of the worlds beautiful big cats such as lions,…

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