train travel in India complete guide

Train travel in India has got to be one of the best experiences of journeying the subcontinent. Nothing quite beats sitting by a window, fresh chai in hand, enjoying the scenes of life that pass by. But, the Indian railways system is renowned for being overly complex and sometimes complicated – so we’re here to help set you … Read more

Dera Amer Camp | The Perfect Jaipur Desert Glamping Stay

Dera Amer Camp Jaipur Rajasthan

Just a few miles yet a world away from the hectic centre of Jaipur, Dera Amer Camp is a very special place to stay. Experience the beauty of the desert wilderness, nights under starry skies and the friendships of several rescued four-legged friends – all within India’s popular Golden Triangle. Read on to learn more … Read more

RAJASTHAN ITINERARY | Plan Your Perfect 7, 14 or 21 Day Trip!

Rajasthan Itinerary for 14 days

This Rajasthan Itinerary covers how to get the best out of your trip to India’s land of kings with the best places to visit, how to travel in Rajasthan, plus our tips for off-beat travel in Rajasthan and how to avoid the crowds!  This post contains compensated affiliate links. You can read our full disclosure over here.  Plan … Read more

How to get off the Beaten Track in Rajasthan, India

off beat Rajasthan

This post was originally written to accompany my talk at Immersion Travel Magazine’s Sustainable Travel Summit. This post contains affiliate links. For more on affiliates please read my Editorial Policy. How to Avoid the Crowds on your Rajasthan Trip. Visiting India’s most touristed state, at the height of “tourist season” might not sound like the smartest … Read more

The Call of Varanasi: Travel Tips to Navigate your First Visit

First time Varanasi travel tips

Varanasi calls many travellers to India, through its ancient mystery, spiritual power and intrigue. But a visit to Varanasi is not always plain sailing – use these Varanasi travel tips to get the best out of your visit to Varanasi. This post may contain compensated affiliate links. See our full disclosure here. Why Visit Varanasi? There … Read more

ABODE Bombay Hotel – The Best Place to Stay in Mumbai?

Abode Bombay hotel review

India, and her biggest city at that, may not seem like the obvious choice for sustainable travel, or for sustainable hotels. Finding sustainable hotels in Mumbai might sound like an unlikely prospect. India certainly has challenges with the state of her environment and with her environmental impact. The evidence is inescapable.. But look a little deeper, and … Read more

Responsible Tourism Kumarakom, Kerala & a Stay at Coconut Lagoon

responsible tourism Kumarakom header

I’d like to thank Coconut Lagoon for hosting my stay with them. As always, the stories, experiences and opinions expressed here are purely my own. This post may contain affiliate links. For more information on what type of organisations I collaborate with, please read my Editorial Policy. Responsible Travel along the Kerala Backwaters The Backwaters are … Read more