Posts tagged with "india"



28. October 2018
Hey everyone, I'm aware that there may be some information that I missed when blogging about my travels so I will try and cover the basics. Accommodation Nepal- Kasthamandap Boutique Hotel Delhi- Bloomrooms @ New Delhi Railway Station Mumbai- Ibis Navi Mumbai Hotel Phnom Penh- Okay Boutique Hotel Siem Reap- Okay 1 Villa Ho Chi Minh City- Duc Vuong Hotel Nha Trang- Seasing Boutique Hotel Hanoi- Hanoi Guest House Royal Hong Kong- Dorsett Mongkok All accommodation was sourced through Agoda which...
12. August 2018
Thursday 14th June Our first day in Mumbai and I already love it more than Delhi. We decided to use the train which was straightforward and we got a five day tourist pass which was cheaper than cheap. Our hotel was located in New Mumbai and we wanted to get to Colaba which was quite a distance but the journey was around 40 minutes by train.
04. August 2018
Friday 8th June A long journey to Jaipur. Once we arrived we went to a textile factory which was lovely and we saw first hand how much care goes into making such fabric. Everything was so affordable and because you're dealing directly with the merchant you get a much better deal. I ended up buying two throws at a really good price. Afterwards we went to a jewellery factory which was quite insightful especially for me who is a novice when it comes to cuts, diamonds and the like. Let's just say...
28. July 2018
Sunday 10th June Today we went to the Taj Mahal, a place that I've always wanted to check out. Tickets were pricey but it's understandable considering that it's a world renowned monument. Foreigners pay 1000Rs whilst locals pay 40Rs. Go figure lol. The benefits however are that you get to queue jump which is only fair considering that you're paying such a large amount. You also get a 500ml bottle of water which is included in the price and toilets are free for you to use. Considering how hot...
22. July 2018
First day (Arrival) We've arrived! I don't know what to expect but I quickly realise that India is a different ballgame. For starters it reminds me of Lagos where lanes are painted for decoration; nobody actually sticks to it and 5 lanes appear instead of the four that it is supposed to be. Also horns are used to make your presence known- and felt too. After settling into our hotel we tried to figure out our local train or metro station. In trying to find the metro railway station near our...