The following article is from Erica, who has a blog focused on responsible and sustainable travel. I get asked about responsible travel in India often and how to support the locals while you travel here - hopefully, this post will give you some insight on what responsible travel means. Erica has traveled in India and
I am a girl who likes to shop and in the last six years, I have done some serious shopping in India. I spent a month in Karnataka and met many local artisans there where I bought khadi and made clothing. I've met artisans in Arunachal Pradesh who make the most amazing neon prints which
What to wear in India is by far the topic I get asked about the most by my female readers. I have popular blog posts with tips on how to dress, where I buy most of my clothes, and key basics for boho chic style. However, after my trip up to Rajasthan, one of the best places
You don't stay in a place as long as I have unless you really love it. It's been five years since I'ved lived here and 6 since I first came traveling here. India has its challenges not just as an expat or traveler, but for Indian people - but it has a unique culture that
No trip to India is complete without a stop at the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra. While Agra does have some cool sites to see most people want to pop in for a day and see the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort then move on. It's understandable and I'm here to help you make
There are some beautiful movies about India which will for sure inspire you to travel here, but there are also ones that show the grittiness of India - these are good to watch, too. They will help you understand more about India (even if a little overdone for Hollywood) and it will help you feel
Ever heard of a bucket bath? If you're coming to India as a budget traveler you'll want to get used to them because it's 1000% what kind of washing up you'll be doing. Most bathrooms in Indian homes and hotels do not have a shower head up top but only a tap at the bottom.
Over the past 5 years, I have had some insane adventures in India, my favorite country in the world. Some came from my solo budget backpacking days, some from crazy road trips with Ben, others from group tours, and some from girly travels with friends - and with all these memories in my head, I