There are two things I’ve long wanted to do in India– stay with a local Indian family and celebrating Diwali in Varanasi. Don’t ask me about why the latter. Maybe I wanted to see puja lights floating down the Ganga, maybe it was that Varanasi is
5 Must try Indian Street Foods in Varanasi . Unlike Kolkata, street food is not as readily common in Varanasi. At least not in the ghat area. There are tourist cafes, but to get Indian street foods in Varanasi, one needs to either do research in advance or hit up some locals for recommendations.
Continued from my Survival Guide for Indian Trains… Foreign Tourist Quotas (aka FTQ) are a small selection of ticketed seats,sold by India Railways and reserved for foreign travelers and NRI’s with a tourist visa. In the case a train is booked full, you might still be able to get a foreign tourist quota seat. Despite having a
I love riding Indian Trains!!! But they’re not for everyone. When I did my video on Indian Trains with India Railways, I shared three train rides, spanning 32 hours of both, day and overnight train schedules, traveling AC3 and CC class. In reality I’ve taken more rides than that and find
Documentary video of Pushkar Camel Fair in Puskkar India The Pushkar Camel Fair is a Rajasthani festival that was on my bucket list for some time! Held every November for 5 days, over 11,000 camels and horses are brought to be sold and/or traded. Pushkar is a quiet town but this colorful festival attracts a lot […]
Chinese Snack Taste Test Every country/culture has mysterious and “fear factor” foods that foreigners might have difficulty trusting . As a vegetarian, I often experience distrust more than I do an open and inviting look at food. Often, there’s no local to inform me about the cultural foods. Some foods appear off-putting and yet, it makes […]
Maybe you want to experience Bali like a local. Maybe you’re adventurous or just want an easy way to skirt around your Bali sightseeing itinerary. Whatever your taste is, driving in Bali or renting a motorbike there, is the way to go. Many tourists opt to get around by renting a motorbike.
I never expected that I’d be caving in Thailand. I knew that Northern Thailand was perfect for outdoor activities such as trekking and village