Pakistan has truly received a bad reputation in the media over the last few years. Bordering Afghanistan and Iran on the west and India on the west, you can imagine that the country’s appeal as a travel destination is doomed by association alone. As there has been some terrorist activity in the country, you might think that getting a visa is impossible or that all of the country’s sights have been reduced to rubble. Boy, are you in for a surprise! Pakistan has plenty to offer curious travelers like David and Josephine, who created this list of 10 reasons to visit Pakistan...
The bright hued walls of Pondicherry, adorably refereed to Pondy by most, are a sight to watch. Rich history of French past lingers in every alley of the small town.
Six years ago, I set out on my first solo trip in India. The destination was a barren, high altitude mountain desert in the Trans-Himalayas, and my mission was to volunteer and learn about sustainable tourism.
Our driver navigates the crowded, labyrinthine streets of Madurai to find our lodgings at the heart of this city of 1.5 million souls.
Lately, there’s been a lot of debate around whether travelling really has the power to change you – to question your beliefs, to throw you out of your comfort zone, to challenge your notions of the world, to mould you into a different person. Most of us like to believe it does.
Ever stayed in a hostel where your first interaction with the staff put a big smile on your face that didn’t fade throughout your stay? The Jugaadus hostel in Amritsar (North West India) definitely falls into this category. I even ended up altering my travel plans in order to come back to it on my way back. In this article, I will share my experience with this extraordinary hostel and its owner: Sanjay.
Travellers the world over have long been fascinated with India – ourselves included! So many aspects of India is ingrained in our societies today – African grew up with Indian movies, Europeans with Indian food, Indian teas and drinks have made their way over to South America… I could go on and on here but the short version of what I’m trying to say here is that almost none of us are strangers to Indian culture...