As a solo female Indian traveller, I have had the chance to explore some of India’s best locations in the last one year. When it comes to women, India is almost always dreaded as an unsafe country and I won’t argue much on it given the recent happenings. However, I strongly vouch for precautions and smart travel when it comes to women. One such city in India, where men and women both co-exist as peacefully and safely as any other city in the world, is Varanasi.
Varanasi, also known as Banaras, Kashi, the land of Gods, was my last stop in the 6-month itinerary I had planned. As a frequent traveller, I do not have the liberty to comply with the weather forecasts and [...]
Few days more and it will be the most awaited, if not dreaded, time of the month (toinks!) – the Valentine’s Day! For the lovers, it will be day to wear red (or white for those who find red cheesy), have dinner, and possibly later (ahem), have a nightcap somewhere cozy. For the singles, it is time to party or be out there and find the fish you like in an ocean where the likes of you are swarming. For those who does not give a damn, just stay at home and watch re-runs of The Walking Dead or Game of Thrones.
Wherever part of the world you are, there are certain traditions that make the Valentine’s Day celebration extra special (or more peculiar?). Here are the ten funny, strange [...]