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How to Buy Real Silk Saris in India (+ Video)

Banarasi saree is a saree made in the ancient city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. The sarees are among the finest sarees in India and are known for their gold and silver brocade or zari, fine silk and rich embroidery. Depending on the intricacy of its designs and patterns, a saree can take from 15 […]

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The Best TED Talks on Language Learning [Exclusive Video]

I’ve been learning Hindi slowly for 3 years now, and I got to the point where I was just not happy with my progress. I felt progress was too slow and I wasn’t making the most of actually living in India. So I went search for the answer to speed up my language learning. After […]

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8 Must-Have Travel Accessories for India [Exclusive Video]

I arrived in India with none of these things, but I quickly learnt their importance! Here are the stop 7 things you need to travel India comfortably. 1. Ditch the suitcase & change to a travel backpack Suitcases are useless in India. The roads and footpaths (if there are any!) are full of holes, dirt, […]

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The Best Places to Visit Near Indore (Omkareshwar, Ujjain & Mandu)

After having a full eating dose in Indore, I was all geared up for a three days trip to three different places around Indore. It consisted of Omkareshwar, Ujjain and Mandu. Omkareshwar 77.6 km south of Indore exists a place of utmost religious spirit, Omkareshwar. It is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga (devotional representation) shrines of […]

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Pakistan Travel Travel Hacks

How to Pack Light & Blend in in Pakistan

I always travel light. I love travelling minimally with as little to carry, and therefore worry about, as possible. There’s nothing worse than lugging a heavy suitcase around a country like Pakistan or India where there aren’t footpaths to pull your case along. It’s far more convenient to take a backpack. The last thing I […]

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Travel Hack: How to Book Cheap Domestic Flights in India

Today it’s very tempting to use one-stop sites that let us book all our travel needs (flights, trains, hotels, etc.). But you’re paying extra for this convenience, especially when it comes to flights! When you get to the checkout sites like Yatra, MakeMyTrip, Cleartrip surprise you with a booking fee. When I went to book […]