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How to Blend In While Travelling in India & Pakistan

When I’m travelling alone in India or Pakistan, I don’t want to be that foreigner trying to lug around a big suitcase on the streets, and I don’t want to be sticking out like a sore thumb because of what I’m wearing. It just attracts unwanted attention. If I’m in Pakistan and I stumble into a […]

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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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Top 5 Things to Do in Pune

Pune is known as the Queen of Deccan and is one of the most happening places in Maharashtra. Surrounded by lush green hills, lakes all around, it is a city of youth. From historical places to crazy party places, you can find everything inside it. 1. Peace out and chill Osho Meditation Park You’d love […]

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How to Avoid the 3 Most Common Shopping Scams in India

Being overcharged, given wrong change, and high-pressure sales tactics are the 3 most common shopping scams for tourists to India. The first two I still deal with every week being a foreigner living in India. Here’s how to avoid these scams. Being Overcharged When I first worked this scam out, I realised that two stores […]

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How to Avoid Being Overcharged in Stores in India

I never used to think twice about the change I was being given or the prices I was being charged in New Zealand, besides we barely use cash so any overcharges on my cards can be disputed at the bank. Unfortunately, I took that bad habit to India. One day while I was staying in […]

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Things to Do When in Gangtok

Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim, one of the most mesmerising North-Eastern states in India. The capital city is very scenic. Surrounded by the majestic Himalayas and situated at a considerably high altitude, Gangtok acts as an ideal place for relaxation and a place for attaining oneness with nature. It was a Buddhist pilgrimage site […]

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The Best Shopping Locations and Markets in Delhi

Accept the fact that we do have an undying and obsessive shopaholic within each one of us. If you have come from a foreign country to the capital of India, you might be in for a shock. Everything in Delhi is the opposite of what it is in your homeland. But these dissimilarities bring with […]

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Top 5 Local Offbeat Places To Visit in Delhi

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 […]