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 »
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 »
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 »
With its wild desert scenery, ancient sandcastle forts and pastel-coloured cities, Rajasthan is the romantic state of India.
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 »
India is a lesson in geographical terminologies, a chronological survey of human history, and a collection of all race types. There are 16 languages (smallest of which is spoken by 20 million people) and more than a thousand dialects spoken in India. Most of Indian customs date back to 2,000 years or more. India has more »