10 Journey Tips: Bustling BLUE City of Jodhpur

You have probably scrolled through photos of Jodhpur on Pinterest (ahem... click here to check out my boards) or somewhere else on the web, unknowingly; it's the Blue City of Jodhpur- all the buildings painted a sky blue, looking incredible in contrast to the dusty desert town. Update: I have since been back to Jodhpur,

Everything You Need to Know: Journeying India By Bus

In this article, I am going to tell you all about booking a bus in India, how to get around India by bus, and tips for safety on buses in India. For backpackers, sleeper buses are the best option to save a night's accommodation but I'll also share about when to choose a train over

A Soul Searcher’s Guide to Udaipur

This is a follow up to My Guide to Udaipur, so if you missed that post, start there! Udaipur is the lake city of India... the Venice of India… the romantic city of the subcontinent. It’s everything: VIBRANT, cultural, but most importantly, it’s the most relaxed place in India AND is still quite touristy. It’s

Udaipur Lake Palace Guide: “India’s Venice”

Udaipur, the Venice of India, is the most romantic city in the subcontinent. I was the loner watching the tourists honeymoon with candlelit dinners all over the city. The Udaipur Lake Palace, now owned by Leela hotel, was once a tourist destination. Due to 2008 Bombay bombings, you have to look at it by boat

First Impressions of Mumbai & Arriving in India

When I arrive in Andheri East, at the most awesome Aussie, Elise’s place (she has a blog too!), it was two or three in the morning. It was my first time in India. This was over a year ago. The roads were empty, I’d paid 5x as much as I should have for a cab,

Tips For Journeying India by Train Solo

Journeying India by train can be fun and safe. First, you have to know how to book your ticket. But then you need to know which class to book. In this article I want to talk about the basics of traveling India by train like how to pre-plan it, the route, and what type of seat

How Do I Afford to Journey? Learn Thai Yoga Massage in India

“How do you make money to live your life? To travel?” When I left nursing to move to India after meeting Ben, I wasn’t sure what direction my career would head. I didn’t like nursing, but needed a job, and knew I wouldn’t want to work in healthcare in Goa. I have this website more

Save Yourself Hassle: Buy a Local SIM Card in India

For my American readers who may not even know what a SIM card is, you should know other countries do not have cell phone plans like ours! Getting a local SIM card in India and having access to the internet will make your trip WAY easier and less stressful. In the US your phone number