My trip to India through the medium of video

Travel video all about India

In October, I went on an epic tour of India’s Golden Triangle. Now you’ve read about it, it’s time to see what really happened… This travel video combines the highlights from my trip including visits to Delhi’s famous sights, our first view of the Taj Mahal and a very out of focus tiger in Ranthambore[…]

Ranthambore Travel Guide

Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, India

Discover everything you need to know about seeing tigers in the wild in this Ranthambore travel guide. There are fewer than 4,000 tigers left in the wild. Over half of them live in India, and Ranthambore National Park is one of the best places to see them. With the Bengal tiger its national animal, India[…]

How to avoid Delhi Belly

How to avoid Delhi Belly

Having just returned from a trip to India, the question I’ve been asked most isn’t “did you see a tiger?” or “what was the weather like?” No, it’s actually “did you get sick?!” Well dear readers, no I didn’t. In this post, I share my tips for avoiding Delhi Belly and what to do if[…]

Where is India’s Golden Triangle?

India's Golden Triangle, the Taj Mahal

If you’ve ever planned a trip to India, you’ve probably heard of the Golden Triangle. No, it’s not a flavour of Quality Street, but a well-trodden path through India’s three major cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Easily accessible by expressways and major roads, the total circuit is 720km long and characterised by beautiful landscapes and[…]

Why September is the best month to travel

Where to Travel in September

I used to hate September. When I was a schoolgirl, September saw me suffering from the back-to-school blues. When I started my job, September saw me suffering from the back-to-work blues. But now, I’ve been able to avoid the inevitable back-to-work blues by packing my bags and seeing where the wind takes me. And that’s what[…]

The Best of Sri Lanka

Sigiriya

A week ago today, we returned from one of the most beautiful countries on earth – Sri Lanka. When we first told people where we were going, we were met with mostly confused responses – “Isn’t Sri Lanka just a rubbish version of India?”, “Are you going for the beaches?”, “Is Sri Lanka still really[…]

The Shoulda Woulda Coulda Day

Today has been one of those days. One where I think, ‘if I had just done…’ or ‘if we had just not…’, it would have been very different. I’m four days in to our epic tour across Sri Lanka – without doubt the most beautiful country I have ever been to. I paid enough money[…]

Japan Etiquette Guide for Visitors

Japanese etiquette

For me, Japan conjures up images of geishas wearing kimonos, cherry blossom lined streets, giggling schoolgirls… But something else springs to mind – the politest people on the planet. Etiquette is huge in Japan, with behaviour and body language seeming to be even more important than what you say. There seems to be a never-ending list[…]