Bathing Elephants in India | Dubare Elephant Camp

I'm so excited to start sharing all the adventures I've been having the last month in Karnataka. It was an early morning start to Dubare Elephant camp, which wasn't easy for me after my Volvo breakdown of the century (which I'll tell you about later!). I was soon to see why we left Mysore so

10 Common Journey Mistakes to Avoid in India

This list is short, but I could go on and on. If you’re planning a trip to India, take the time to search my site (there is a search bar, top right) and learn more about how to travel India from my 400+ articles on it. I wanted to share some travel mistakes to avoid

My India Journey Bucket List | India Journey Inspiration

Are you guys ready for some serious India travel inspiration?! This is my India travel bucket list. I've had things jotted down on my phone, computer, and random pieces of paper and just realized it's the perfect blog post topic! As I do things I'll link them on here so you can see tips to

Werkenntwen | A Year in Review & Some Blogging Tips

I always thought these blog birthdays were kind of dumb, and swore I wouldn’t write one, but a lot of what I thought this blog would and wouldn’t involve I was wrong about. Not only am I clearly writing one, but it’s a massive 1700 words including travel blogging tips (as if I'm at all

My Wishlist: 5 Cities to Visit in India

"How much longer are you going to be in India for?" I’m not sure... but it’s something everyone wants to know. Anytime I think about leaving, I feel upset knowing that there’s so much more to India I want to see. It’s taken over my “travel” thoughts so much that I don’t even consider other

My Favorite Books to Inspire Journey to India

Thinking about traveling to India but not ready to pull the trigger? Pick up a book to inspire you! Ok, but to be fair, before I went to India, I didn’t read a single one of these. While I was there I read a few, and since I’ve been reading India books quite often because

Journeying India alone is hard. Here’s a pep talk.

I've gotten a few e-mails this month that really bummed me out. Three people sent me long e-mails about how difficult they were finding India to be and how badly they wanted to go home. One girl said she hadn't left her hotel in Bombay in 3 days since she arrived because she was so

Religious India: 5 Spiritual Things to do in India

This post is for those of you who want to get that "religious" experience while in India, whether it be Hindu or Buddhist, Muslim or Christian (although most are Hindu here). There are loads more than what is on this list and if you have a lot of time, I recommend these spiritual things to