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Why So Quiet? A Personal Post

When I was growing up I remember a few of my friends’ families going through tough times. A divorce, a death in the family, a long illness. It was never easy to watch each of my close friends endure such a painful period in their lives, and it used to really play on my mind. For hours I would turn …

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Ventoura – The App for Social Travellers

Do you ever wish there was an easier way to meet people when you’re travelling? I mean, it’s all very well and good chatting to your roommates in your hostel or meeting people in a local bar, but this is the 21st Century. Can’t we be a bit more creative? Luckily, I’ve found the answer. Ventoura is a new app …

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The Ultimate Guide to Travelling India

India is an absolutely huge, diverse country with so many incredible things to discover, that it would be impossible to see everything in just one trip. I spent 3 and a half months travelling this immense country and still barely scratched the surface. It’s a country of immense sights, sounds, tastes, smells… It’s a country which will assault your senses …

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Over 3 months in India, The Good, The Bad and The Budget

I did it. I travelled for 103 days through India and lived to tell the tale! The final stretch of travel through India proved to be both incredible and trying at the same time. I was suffering a little from ‘travel burnout’ in the end, and the extreme heat of Delhi didn’t help. It was just before the monsoon season …

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Sunrise at the Taj Mahal

I couldn’t think of a more fitting end to my 3 and a half month trip around India than to lay my eyes on the Taj Mahal. It’s been a secret dream of mine to visit, ever since I can remember, and I can guarantee that if I asked you to name 3 things in India then the Taj would …

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Picture Yourself Here: A Camel Safari in the Indian Desert

The soft wind of the desert envelops you as you lay face up on a mattress laid directly on the sand dunes of the Thar Desert, North India. It’s a moonless night, and the stars sparkle enthusiastically to make up for their missing lunar friend. It was just hours earlier that you embarked on your journey into the desert atop …