Travel India

India is another of our deep loves. We have trawled almost every inch of this massive Subcontinent for the past 10 years. We have also worked on guidebooks to India for the Rough Guides and written many articles for some of the world’s best travel publications… we certainly know it pretty well. Get off the beaten path in India with us.

Travelling in India

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Why October is the Best Time to Visit Ladakh

The former Himalayan Kingdom of Ladakh is a beautiful area of India. Its capital Leh is one of the unmissable hill stations in North India you should visit at least once in your life, and certainly also still one of the real unexplored destinations in India. It’s so close to Tibet […]

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Alternative 10 Days Kerala Itinerary to Get off the Beaten Track

Kerala, on the southwestern tip of India, is one of its most visited states, and also the one with the highest literacy rate. There are many places to visit in Kerala, especially for those who love nature: from hidden backwaters to jungle and dense forest, Kerala is full of beautiful […]

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Why you Should Explore the Offbeat Kochi Backwaters on a Bicycle

Kerala may be the most visited state in India, and Kochi its most famous city. The Chinese Fishing Nets of Fort Kochi are absolutely one of the most photographed images in South India, and the town gets its fair share of tourists throughout the year (for a very different Indian […]

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19 Unexplored Places in India: Offbeat Adventures for your India Bucket List

The Taj Mahal, Delhi’s forts and North Indian Hill Stations such as Manali are among the many unmissable places on any India bucket list. True, they are famous… but are they really unmissable? When it comes to dealing with huge crowds, congested festival seasons, and overpriced accommodation, I and Kit […]

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Northeast India Travel: 10 Essential Backpacking Tips

Backpacking Northeast India should be on top of any unexplored India bucket list. The region, affectionately called “Seven Sisters”,  is actually made up of 8 states — Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Sikkim — which are truly diverse not only from the rest of mainland India, […]

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No BS Guide to Visiting the Living Root Bridges of Nongriat

Her face was as red as a tomato, veins bulging at the sides of her forehead, deep fatigue cracking her breath like a bad stammer problem. “How long more do I have to the top?” Every Indian and foreign tourist seemed to ask me the same question as we crossed […]

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