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The perfect spot for tea!

A couple of years ago I was talked into going on a 2 month trip to India by my partner. And thank goodness I was, it turned out to be one of the most amazing and memorable trips I have ever been on and I have never looked back! India really is a diverse country more »

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India’s Top 3 Festivals

Festivals in India are rife: you can find a festival on any day of the year somewhere in the country. These celebrations are at the heart of people’s lives. They can vary in size from an affair in a small village, to  90% of the nation reveling in festivities. Whatever their size, they are bound more »

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The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is so special – let us tell you why!

Voted as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and often described as the most beautiful building ever created, it is not surprising that the Taj Mahal is on most travellers bucket list. Located in the major city of Agra in the Uttar Pradesh region, it is the most popular tourist destination in more »

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Gokyo Lakes

After hugging my wonderful Sherpa guide I turn around and attempt to take in the most breath-taking view in all my travels. Cascading down the valley are the stunning glacial Gokyo lakes with Ama Dablam (one of the most beautiful mountains in the World) staring me in the eye.   A slight rotation to my left more »

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Rajasthan – 3 different ways

With its wild desert scenery, ancient sandcastle forts and pastel-coloured cities, Rajasthan is the romantic state of India.

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My fantastic experience of Amritsar!

During my first trip to India in 2010, I did the Golden Triangle which is the journey which takes you to Agra, Delhi and Jaipur. The Taj Mahal was genuinely one of the most breathtaking things I have ever seen – I could have sat and stared at it for hours had I been able more »

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