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India Travel Safety

Will Tattoos Affect Your Trip to India?

“What will Indians think of a foreign tourist with tattoos, and are tattoos acceptable in India?” This question comes from one of my tattooed subscribers, Visith, via email. The quick answer is no, but there was one incident to be mindful of. In 2015, an Australian man was harassed in Bengaluru for having a Hindu […]

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Pakistan Travel

How to visit Raj Kapoor & Dilip Kumar’s houses in Pakistan

Google Maps won’t let me add the exact location of Bollywood superstar Dilip Kumar’s house in Peshawar, Pakistan, so in this post, I’ll show you exactly how to reach it and Raj Kapoor’s house. Raj Kapoor & Dilip Kumar are both legendary Bollywood actors and film producers. Both were born in the 1920s in Peshawar, […]

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Pakistan Travel

How to Visit Kartarpur Sahib from Pakistan

Kartarpur Sahib, also known as Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, isn’t just open for Indians via the Kartarpur Corridor; it’s also possible for Pakistanis and Foreigners in Pakistan to visit. This blog will tell you exactly how to access the Gurudwara from Pakistan. If you want to visit Kartarpur Sahib from India via the Kartarpur Corridor, […]

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Pakistan Travel

How to Visit Bhagat Singh’s Birthplace in Pakistan

Shaheed Bhagat Singh was born in Chak 105, Banga Village, Punjab, Undivided India (now Pakistan) on 28 September 1907. The haveli where he was born has been preserved and is open to the public to visit. How to visit Bhagat Singh’s haveli Located 20km from Pakistan’s third-largest city, Faisalabad, is Banga village where Bhagat Singh […]

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India

Do You Have to Convert to Get Married in India?

When Manisha and I started calling lawyers to find out how to get married in India, two we contacted said that I’d have to convert and that he’d supply the priest for that service. Another foreign friend of mine was given the same wrong advice too. The thing is, interfaith marriages are rare in India, […]

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India Travel Safety

Travellers Beware, Don’t Buy Fake Water in India!

Unbelievably, counterfeit water is a thing you need to avoid while travelling in India! Bootleggers slightly modify a legitimate water brand to fool you, and the store owners sell it because they earn more profit from this cheaper product. Some of the fake brands include: Bilseir, Bisferi, Bisllari, Beslare, Belsri, Brislei, Blissli, and many more. […]

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Why I Haven’t Seen My Wife in 269 Days #Blacklist

My name is Karl Rock and the Government of India has stopped me from returning to India, separating me from my wife and family. So who am I? What happened? And why has it happened? इसे हिंदी में पढ़ें। This post is also available in Hindi. Who am I? I’m a content creator who makes […]

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पिछले २६९ दिनों में मैं अपनी पत्नी से क्यों नहीं मिला #ब्लैकलिस्ट

मेरा नाम कार्ल रॉक है और भारत सरकार ने मुझे मेरी पत्नी और मेरे परिवार से अलग करते हुए मुझे भारत लौटने से रोक दिया है। तो, मैं कौन हूँ? क्या हुआ? और ऐसा क्यों हुआ? This post is also available in English. मैं कौन हूँ? मैं एक कंटेंट क्रिएटर हूँ। मैं भारत के अविश्वसनीय […]

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India Survival Guide

The Most Common Tourist Scams in India

Scams targetting tourists in India happen in all the major tourist cities, especially New Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur where most tourist go. I met so many foreigners who had come back from India with bad experiences from scammers that I decided to start exposing their scams on YouTube. I myself had been scammed multiple times, […]

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India Survival Guide

How to Deal with Pollution While Travelling in India

Air pollution levels in the major cities like Delhi, Agra, Varanasi, and Lucknow hit off the chart levels and make headlines around the world due to farmers burning stubble every November. But what the media won’t tell you is that the air pollution is not always at such high levels. It’s usually around from November […]