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What to Do If You Get Sick While Travelling in India?

Getting sick in India is, unfortunately, for some people part of the experience. Food safety standards and water quality are different, and that’s usually why tourists fall sick. Don’t do what I did and assume that your stomach issues will pass. Mine don’t. It cost me three days in bed and an awkward six-hour bus […]

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India: Food and Drink Safety for Travellers

Food and drink have the potential to wreck 4 to 7 days of your trip in India while you recover in bed (or on the throne). Stomach infections, aka Delhi Belly, are the primary ailment travellers face on their trip. I’ve had several cases of different stomach infections from food and water over the years. […]

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Buses and Trains in India Explained w/ Safety Tips

Buses, and more so trains, are the most common method of public transport for visitors to India when flights aren’t available or you just want to experience an Indian train adventure. Trains are a fun, comfortable, and economical way to travel between cities. A smooth train ride through the deserts and villages of Rajasthan is […]

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How to Be Street Smart in India

You gotta be smart when travelling in India – and any other foreign country for that matter. Everything you’ll read below is from my personal experience – yes, even sexual harassment and stalking. Let’s start with some tips for travelling safely in India, then we’ll go over different safety issues I’ve had to deal with […]

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How to Avoid Counterfeit Souvenirs in India

Souvenirs are a great reminder of all the diverse and beautiful places you have been to in India. India also produces some incredible products that they’re known worldwide for. You might want a warm and light cashmere shawl, saffron, a Taj Mahal replica made of marble, a banarasi silk saree, Indian spices, or maybe to […]

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How to Bargain and Get Refunds in India

Bargaining is an integral part of Indian culture. It’s a game that intimidates most but in reality is very simple and just takes practice to acquire. You will be an expert in it after a few goes. I’m going to show you how to give them a run for their money so you get a […]

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How to Avoid Bad Hotels in India

You pay for what you get. Nowhere is this truer than in India. In India, everything, not only accommodation, is available at prices ranging from super budget to super luxury. Sometimes it seems like a competition to see who can sell the cheapest and the worst quality of product. You can buy a dirt-cheap pair […]

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Arriving in India: Getting to Your Hotel & Airport Amenities

For first time travellers, getting to your hotel is, unfortunately, a challenge to overcome when you land in India. You might already have that nervous feeling as you walk through the airport, but it really hits when you look out the exit door and see the organized chaos of India for the first time. This […]

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Travel Essentials: Before You Travel to India

For first-time travellers to India, here’s what you need to consider before travelling: travel insurance, what vaccinations to take, how to apply for a tourist VISA, and what travel accessories should you carry. I’ll take you through all of this so we can set you up for a successful trip to incredible India. Should I […]

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भारत में साइबर अपराध की रिपोर्ट कैसे करें

यदि आप साइबर अपराध जैसे घोटाले, फिशिंग, पहचान की चोरी, हैकिंग, घृणा, अवैध चित्र, ग्रूमिंग आदि के शिकार हैं, तो भारत में साइबर पुलिस को इसकी सूचना देने के दो तरीके हैं। आप राष्ट्रीय साइबर अपराध रिपोर्टिंग पोर्टल के माध्यम से सभी साइबर अपराध की रिपोर्ट कर सकते हैं या, यदि आप धोखाधड़ी के शिकार […]