Last Sunday of the Month, and that means it’s time for – ‘Destination of the Month!’ Yessir, today I am taking you to the holy city, where the Ganges flows (barely, as it’s full of effluent! 😊) and the pilgrims flock in India, a few hours from the Nepalese border, that’s the city known as …
Today I have my hand on a copy of my favourite EVER Lonely Planet book, one full of inspiration - From Istanbul to Kathmandu!
Mumbai takes on Seville in a City Rumble that will go right down to the wire! Which city will come out victorious? Which would YOU rather visit?
Today I wanted to write about three places that I have grouped together that are a bit different. On the continent of Asia, from India, China and errr… China again! They are all coloured with many a different colour, and they all made me wonder ‘really?’
Yes folks, this time we are rumblin’ in the Punjab! Two cities that haven’t been fersatured in a rumble pre-today step up to the plate, or perhaps I should say ‘step up to the wicket’, as two fierce rivals in India and Pakistan lock horns in a cross border stoush step to ignite like a powderkeg!
Howdy all! Today I've a video from my personal favourite YouTuber, Mr Bald of Bald and Bankrupt. Dharavi is, according to Mr Bald, India's biggest slum. This is a great, and admittedly long, video. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLJy5njInoc&t=1908s Thanks for popping by! May the Journey Never End!
It’s time for another rumble royale! And today, we are headed to the Middle East and to South Asia as the combatants this time round are (drum roll) – Dubai and Mumbai!
Ladakh and this part of India, the always controversial and disputed Jammu and Kashmir, have been in the news this year for mostly the wrong reasons with troops firing at each other from the Indian and Chinese sides of the border and general unrest. But there's no doubt that at the same time there is some special and peaceful about this part of the world. Roxy continues her incredible round the world by bike trip in this breathtaking region!
We all know that travel comes with some challenges sometimes, sometimes things just don’t run smoothly, you forget things, you miss a connection, you get sick at the wrong time. All of these are hassles, but two hassles that you KNOW you will encounter when you go to certain places – for example Morocco, India, Egypt, parts of SE Asia for example, are touts and hustlers. How do you spot one before it's too late, and how should you deal with the situation? I examine these two questions.
Well howdy all and happy New Week! I hope you are well wherever you may be, as this corona crisis shows no signs of abating. As I write this a few days ahead of time, here in Melbourne things having been getting worse and we are all in lockdown again. Not a big change for …