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The Easiest Lamb Dopiaza Curry Recipe Ever!

This is possibly the simplest curry recipe ever – just dump all the ingredients in a pot and simmer! In the end, you have a flavour packed and healthy Bengali mutton curry! Ingredients (Serves 4) 500g lamb shoulder, cut into 4cm pieces 800g onions, cut into quarters 30g/6 cloves garlic, finely chopped 15g/3cm ginger, finely […]

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A Local’s Guide to the Best Food in Chandigarh

I took a train to Chandigarh recently to meet a Punjabi friend and go on a road trip across lush Punjab to the Golden Temple in Amritsar. While I was there we stuffed ourselves with the best food Chandigarh and Mohali (an adjoining city) had to offer. I purposefully avoided TripAdvisor recommendations and told him […]

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The Most Authentic Old Dehli Style Chole Bhature Recipe [Video]

If you’ve read the best places in Delhi to eat Chole Bhature then you know I’m crazy about this delicious savoury and spicy quintessential Delhi dish. Some days I’d eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The best Chole Bhature restaurants keep their recipe a guarded secret. Their unique recipe is the reason for their success. I […]

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India Travel Safety

How To Avoid Bag & Mobile Phone Snatchers

Last week a local friend of mine, Mohit, was walking in along the road in the busy tourist area of Karol Bhag, New Delhi when he checked his phone. As he did a motorcycle stopped next to him and the passenger swiped his phone from his hands and sped off. They caught him off-guard and […]

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Motorcycle Travel

The 10 Best & Worst Things About the KTM RC 390

I recently took a 2016 KTM RC 390 from Delhi to Rohtak, Haryana to eat the largest paratha in the world. I’d wanted to get some more experience on a sports bike for a while now since I predominately ride upright adventure tourers like the Kawasaki Versys 650 or the Royal Enfield Himalayan.

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Food, Restaurants & Recipes Motorcycle Travel

Eating the Largest Paratha in the World

I’ve always had a love affair with Parathas. How can you resist them? Imagine naan bread but thinner, made instead with whole wheat flour, stuffed with potato, chillies and spices, then simmered and covered in butter. It’s heaven in the morning. The only thing better than an Aloo (potato) Paratha is an Amritsari Kulcha, but that’s another article altogether. […]

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India Travel

My Selfie Experiment in India [Selfie Gallery Included]

After being asked to take well over 100 selfies with locals in India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka I started thinking, “why aren’t I keeping a copy of these photos too?” So that’s exactly what I did. When someone would ask me for a selfie, I’d also take one with them. Initially, I didn’t know why […]

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India Travel Safety

Why Do Indians like to Take Photos with Foreigners? [Selfies Included!]

When you’re travelling in India, you’re likely to be asked many times during your trip to take a selfie with a local. It’s a strange thing to experience. It makes you feel a bit like a celebrity. I’ve had everyone under the sun ask me for a photo. Guys, girls, kids, men, women, babies (well, […]

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Food, Restaurants & Recipes

The Best Cheap Eats of Hudson Lane, Delhi

You’ve heard of the ritzy Hauz Khas Village in Delhi, but there’s another lesser known and much cheaper food haven you should visit too – Hudson Lane. Hudson Lane is packed with over 70 restaurants, and because it’s right next to Delhi University’s massive North Campus it features pocket-friendly prices at around half the price […]

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India Travel Safety

Why You Should Never Pay in Advance in India

I’m trusting and used to paying for things in advance back home in the West. However, India is a different beast, and I quickly found myself being ripped off. Once you give someone money in India, it ain’t coming back. Whenever you can avoid it, do not pay for services or utilities ahead of time […]