Tag Archives: India

Simon Reeve Indian Ocean: Sri Lanka to Bangladesh

May 28, 2012

1 Comment

It’s Monday, so you know what that means! Another update on Simon Reeve’s travels around the gorgeous Indian Ocean. He starts this leg of his journey in the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’: Sri Lanka, where he learns about how huge Chinese investments are changing the physical and economic landscape of the country. While the [...]

Share
Continue reading...

An Adventurer’s Guide to Beasties – Will O The Wisp

November 12, 2011

0 Comments

There’s no reason why we can’t bring a little science into proceedings you guys. I know it’s been a couple weeks since we spoke, but I have been busy. Ferreting away, me. We’ve spent a lot of time preparing ourselves for the creatures that totally do exist, and though not a second of that was wasted, [...]

Share
Continue reading...

The embarrassment of cultural blunders

September 29, 2011

0 Comments

There is one thing of which many a traveller falls foul. Whether you’re on a luxury weekend city break, or on a year-long expedition along the road less travelled through sparsely populated corners of the world – it’s not knowing when you might accidentally insult somebody. For all you know, scratching your nose the wrong way, [...]

Share
Continue reading...

Earn some karma by volunteering

August 9, 2011

0 Comments

Let’s face it, we can all go to a country as a tourist. It’s pretty easy to rock up for a couple of weeks and stand in front of famous landmarks, grinning gormlessly as a disgruntled local takes your picture. However, it’s downright impossible to get to grips with the real culture of a country simply by hopping around the tourist spots.

Share
Continue reading...

Goa: A little pocket of paradise

July 26, 2011

0 Comments

Tucked away on the western coast of the Indian subcontinent is the beach paradise of Goa. A former Portuguese colony, the culture is an interesting hybrid of both Portuguese and Indian elements and has something different to offer than your typical ‘Club Med’ getaway. Being in India, Goa is incredibly cheap. In fact, chances are [...]

Share
Continue reading...

The World’s Best Safari Holidays

July 17, 2011

0 Comments

There is nothing quite like going on safari – seeing wild animals in their natural habitat is certainly a special experience which everyone should do at least once in their lifetime. However, if the thought of spending all day in a jeep staring at gazelle doesn’t quite cut it for you, never fear. From riding [...]

Share
Continue reading...

Delhi – For an Unusual, Exhilarating City Break

June 27, 2011

0 Comments

Covering an area nearly as big as Europe, India is a wide and varied country that is attracting more tourists year after year. However, with the sheer volume of things to do and such a wide area to cover, it can be hard to know where to start. For those seeking something more than your [...]

Share
Continue reading...