Funniest Experiences on a train in India

Indian Railways is an amazing enterprise because of its sheer volume and scale.  Life on Indian trains is of another world.  But some experiences leave you completely bewidered and laughing.  Here are some shared by a regular Indian traveler. Read Quote of Adrianna Tan's answer to Travel: What are some of the funniest incidents that have happened during your travel by Indian Railways? on Quora … [Read more...]

Is it safe for a single American woman to travel in India?

Due to the recent spate in rapes in India, there has come about a question mark on how safe women are in India when they travel alone. Specifically for an American woman, or any foreign woman in general. Here is a very interesting and detailed answer to that question.Read Quote of Adrianna Tan's answer to Travel and Tourism in India: Is it safe for a single American woman to travel in India? on QuoraImage courtesy - Hindi Speaking White Girl … [Read more...]

“Wait for me”: Looking for a Wandering Soul

Just 3 minutes film but it says a lot.  A lot about life's journey, a soul's longing, and its understanding of its goal (success) albeit unarticulated.  Transformational in its own way.The StoryIn 1985, a young man from a well-to-do family took a bicycle trip across southern Europe, wandered into Bangladesh, traveled through India, and vanished while hiking in the rugged foothills of the Himalayas. He was never seen or heard from again."Wait For Me" is the story of a mother’s spiritual and … [Read more...]

A Day in India (a Short Film)

This short film compiles three weeks of filming, traveling and eating in India into "one day". Created by: In Partnership with Intrepid Travel: Filmed & edited by: Daniel Klein ( ) Mirra Fine ( … [Read more...]

Compendium of sites to get best air fares!

Air travel has become so ubiquitous and the fares differ so wildly that it is a game to save money and to get the ticket you want. It takes a lot of effort, research and creativity to get the right ticket! Here is a very interesting post that details out how one can go about saving money. Here's a ready reckoner list of the sites that you would like to bookmark (or just bookmark this post to refer to again and again):Travelocity - check multiple airlines from one place Expedia - similar to … [Read more...]