9 epic reasons to chill out in Tapovan. RIshikesh. India

Tapovan: 9 epic reasons to visit Rishikesh

Tapovan captures the heart of the spiritual tourism industry, yet provides relief from the relentless hustle-and-bustle of Rajasthan. Tucked away in the foothills of the Himalayas, I found myself on the edges of gorgeous Rishikesh.  The birthplace of yoga and a tranquil getaway just hours away from some of India’s most chaotic stopovers. Rishikesh came as […]

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How my travel insurance saved the day

Have you ever made any totally irresponsible decisions? You know, the kind that seem like no-big-deal at the time, but in retrospect were a terrible idea? Mine was traveling without travel insurance. Not purposefully, mind you. But it’s still not very smart, to say the least. Luckily, this isn’t a horror story. Those few times […]

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Travelling Sleeper Class in Rajasthan

How do you prepare for travelling sleeper class in an exotic country? Chances are you might not have laid eyes upon something as well-run and efficient, yet so insane and chaotic, as the Indian railways.  In true Indian style their railways, like everything else, are a land of contrasts.   As dusk started to take hold we were […]

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