5 Reasons to Visit India in 2018

From the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas in the North, to the sun-soaked beaches of the South, there are many reasons to visit India. When I think about my first visit to India in 2016, I…

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This is your holy grail for spending 3 days in Mumbai

Mumbai, or the City of Dreams, is one of the most populated and most visited places in India. The city is known for its fast pace, wonderful sights, street food, and its rich culture and…

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Top tips for visiting the Taj Mahal

When I first caught a glimpse of the Taj Mahal, I stopped in my tracks. I felt my hairs stand on end and a lump rose in my throat, as it sank in that I…

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6 things to see and do in New Delhi, India

This is the last in a series of blog posts I’ve written about my sight-seeing experiences in India, but it certainly isn’t the least. As the capital of India, Delhi is at the heart of…

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A day in Jaipur, Rajasthan – India’s Pink City

Rumour has it that in 1876, Maharajah Ram Singh of Jaipur painted the entire city pink to welcome the arrival of the Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria, who were paying India a visit. Ever…

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Hotel review: Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre – Rajasthan, India

Spread over 7 floors in the heart of India’s so-called Pink City, Jaipur, the 5-star Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre is the ideal place to stay if you’re looking to explore what the city has…

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Hotel review: Jaypee Palace Hotel, Agra – Utter Pradesh, India

Regardless of your budget, you can find somewhere to stay in Agra to suit your needs. Whether you want to keep costs down by staying in a B&B or guest house, or live the life…

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4 things to do and see in Agra – Utter Pradesh, India

Sitting on the banks of the Yamuna River, Agra forms part of India’s infamous Golden Triangle, also consisting of Delhi and Jaipur. Agra is arguably one of India’s most well-known cities, because it is home…

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7 places to eat and drink in Kolkata – West Bengal, India

Kolkata (known as Calcutta until 2001, when it was renamed to suit its original Bengali pronunciation),  the capital of West Bengal, was my first stop in India after flying in through Delhi Airport, and my…

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A day in Varanasi – Utter Pradesh, India

Sitting on the banks of the River Ganges in Utter Pradesh, Varanasi is the spiritual capital of India; one of the seven holiest sites in Hinduism and Jainism, and widely regarded as the birthplace of…

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