India

Travelling as a Non-Indian Indian in India

Travelling as a Non-Indian Indian in India

I’ve read many blogs about travel in India by non-Indians. I have read a few by NRIs (non resident Indians) or foreign born Indians whose parents or grandparents came from India and still maintain close family ties. But then there is me and others like me. Non-Indian Indians with no ties to the motherland. In my(…)

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Ask a Local – Feature #4 Varanasi, India

Ask a Local – Feature #4 Varanasi, India

    Angur Ghimire is a Nepalese working in the hospitality industry in Varanasi, India. It’s been his adopted home for a number of years. When I asked to feature him, his first comment was “Off course I’m interested but my English is not good, I am trying to improve everyday” He treated these questions as(…)

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First trip to India? Try Wedding Shopping!

So many people dream of going to India on a big adventure. Some book three week tours to see ten cities in one shot, some “foreign born” Indians make a pilgrimage out of it, some backpack for months, everyone has the Taj Mahal first up on their list of must sees. But how many can say their(…)

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