I always travel light. Travelling with excess baggage is a pain at the best of times, but overloading your bike with heavy bags takes away from the pleasure of riding altogether. I like to keep my bike as light as possible, so I don’t have to compromise on it’s handling and power. I want to enjoy the […]
Ladakh is the land before time. It’s the beautiful, rugged, untouched region in the northernmost Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). It’s a part of Indian not frequented by foreigners probably due to the road passes to Ladakh only being open in the tourist off-season when they’re not frozen shut (June – September). The major […]
I never thought I’d drive in India. Driving in India looked too chaotic and dangerous. “I’d rather let someone experienced drive for me,” I thought. But after living here a while I realised, like at home in the West, I love driving and riding a motorcycle and the freedom they give me. If I wanted to […]
Chole Bhature is a North Indian food staple. In the mornings you’ll see Delhites crowding the Chole Bhature stores or street carts enjoying the spicy dish. This incredibly addictive dish is a must try for all visitors to Delhi. But what is Chole Bhature? Firstly, it’s a chickpea (chole) curry with a few chunks of spicy potato […]
A 19-year-old German national was attacked Friday night near Kashmere Gate in New Delhi. Benjamin Scolt, a teenager from Germany, was attacked with a blade and looted of money as he was travelling from Chandni Chowk to Kashmere Gate at 10 pm. He was admitted to a hospital soon after the incident but he is […]
India runs on the addictive, creamy, and flavoursome masala chai. It’s packed with flavour thanks to 5 or so spices added to it. Luckily there’s an easy way to make authentic masala chai without the pain of buying and grinding all the spices yourself – thanks to Everest’s Tea Masala spice mix. Update: Everest sucks, I’ve […]
Pickpockets are crafty, it’s an art, and it’s damn annoying if you lose your passport to them! Luckily, in my experience with pickpockets, I didn’t lose that much. I was travelling by the Delhi Metro back to my apartment one night around 6 pm. I walked into the Khan Market Station like I do every […]
Exploring Delhi is never ending. I’ve spent nearly a year in Delhi and every week I’m still discovering new locations. It’s not possible to “finish” Delhi. It’ll keep you coming back for more.