India

Tips and travel ideas for India. Beautiful India has a plethora of diverse attractions from buzzing cities to incredible natural wonders and fabled ancient sites. Here you will find information about travelling in India so start planning your trip now and experience everything that India has to offer.

Simla train, India
Adventure Travel Ideas, Asia, Cultural Travel Ideas, India, Unesco World Heritage Sites

India: The Himalayan Queen to Simla

The train is crowded with Indian holidaymakers, travelling to enjoy the cool air of Simla, the mountain retreat in the Himalayan foot hills of India’s Himchal Pradesh province. This is the Himalayan Queen, one of India’s five famous ‘toy trains’ (I’ve only done two so far) and one of the […]

Tajikistan Pamir Highway
Africa, Americas, Asia, Belgium, Europe, Fiji, India, Italy, Nepal, New Zealand, Oceania, Switzerland

Wandering Kiwi’s ABCs of Travel

I see my Traveller’s ABCs as a combined self-examination exercise and travellers’ curriculum vitae. A bit like my credentials for presuming to blog about travel to an unsuspecting public. I’ve very much enjoyed reading other bloggers’ Travel ABCs and found the exercise very revealing. Without further ado, here are my […]

Colourful India, Asia
Adventure Travel Ideas, Asia, Cambodia, Hiking Travel Ideas, India, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Tajikistan, Thailand, Unesco World Heritage Sites, Uzbekistan, Vietnam

30 best places to visit in Asia

The attractions of Asia are so many and varied it is easy to see why it can become so sublimely addictive for travellers. Amazing landscapes; incredible history; inspiring art and architecture; and such a diverse range of cultures it is mind-blowing. Coming up with a top 30 best places to visit […]

Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Asia, India, Unesco World Heritage Sites

India: The coloured cities of Rajasthan

A tour through the coloured cities of Rajasthan, India, is an amazing spectacle of the wars, honour and extravagance of the Rajputs (now bewilderingly reduced to commoners). There’s Udaipur the white city, Jodhpur the blue city, Jaisalmer the golden city and Jaipur the pink city. Udaipur is almost unbearably romantic, […]