Taking an Indian Sleeper Bus. NOT For The Fainthearted (or those with a weak bladder)

Taking an Indian Sleeper Bus. NOT For The Fainthearted (or those with a weak bladder)

There are many things I discovered while travelling in India, things that no guidebook or India travel blog could ever have told me about. One of those things being the hell that is the overnight sleeper bus.

I’m sorry India. I loved your country with all my heart – I’ve even named you as one of my top underrated world destinations,  but your sleeper buses?

Bloody hell.
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3 Hidden Beaches In India That Will Blow You Away.

3 Hidden Beaches In India That Will Blow You Away.

Everybody who travels to India wants to find that hidden piece of paradise. The exotic beach that holds only swaying palm trees, crystal blue seas and soft white sand. But is it still possible to find such hidden beaches in India? Especially where there are up to 9 million foreign tourists a year?

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Ignore Every Taj Mahal Blog (until you’ve read this one)

Ignore Every Taj Mahal Blog (until you’ve read this one)

If you are planning a visit to the Taj Mahal and you are an information freak like me, you will read every Taj Mahal travel blog you can get your hands on.

Because you like to be prepared. Or at least your husband does.

But unfortunately, every Taj Mahal blog or guide that you find seems to be filled with heaps of negative stuff.

Warnings about how your trip to this world wonder may be a traumatic experience and leave you mentally scarred forever.

You read about robbers and touts and selfie seekers and all of a sudden you become wary about visiting the Taj Mahal Agra – it’s not exactly the once in a lifetime experience you anticipated, is it?

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The Travel Bog Diaries. Thrown Out Of A Yoga Class In India

The Travel Bog Diaries. Thrown Out Of A Yoga Class In India

My desire to indulge in some yoga came out after I witnessed the perfect family in India. Perfect kids, perfect Mother. I concluded that this must surely be a result of partaking in either a) dancing around the full moon naked, b) drinking lots of wine, or else 3) taking regular yoga classes.

I couldn’t do the first without being reported to the police by my teenagers, the second was proving impossible in India, and so that left the yoga. Something I’ve been threatening to do for years but have somehow always talked myself out of it. (more…)

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