After the rape of a local woman in Gurugram (previously Gurgaon, near Delhi) last week I think it’s important to remind travellers that hitchhiking in India is not advisable.
Delhi is phenomenal. It is a metropolitan city. It has varied cultures and a multitude of places to visit. But sometimes, you might feel like you need to get away from all the hustle-bustle and traffic. If you are a resident of Delhi or just a traveller who has the luxury to spare a weekend, […]
The Golden Triangle is a tourist route connecting the three major cities – Agra, Jaipur and Delhi. Many highways and roads interlink these three cities, and they resemble a closed equilateral triangle. The adjective “golden” is well suited because these three cities are like treasures for India. All the major architectural wonders and rich history […]
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 […]
If there is one word to describe Delhi, it’s “unexpected”. You can never get enough of this state. When you are a foreigner to this place, I want to ensure that you can get a glimpse of everything because Delhi is not just about its British architecture or centuries old monuments but also about all […]
Delhi is the hub of all the cultural and religious diversity seen around the country. Filled with monuments, tombs, temples, mosques, churches, parks and small markets, you can never finish it all in one day. But there are certain places here that are must-see, and I am going to list the top 5 destinations for […]
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.