Ah, the wonderful world of haggling. For me, it’s been a while. I’m currently backpacking my way around Indonesia, and as such have been launched back into a world where nothing is fixed price. However, since I first dabbled in the art, back when I was [...]
Find out what my favourite Indian street foods are: from sweet, tangy, explosive pani puri, to deep fried delicious onion kachori.
So in between being chauffeured around the pink city by our newfound friends, we have also managed to squeeze in some more sightseeing in the past couple of days. Yesterday we made the most of our composite ticket and saw the Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar, [...]
So after we’d had our insanely good dinner at Meg’s house and been dropped off at the hostel, we allowed ourselves a couple of hours faffing time before going out again. We met Replacement Oscar again, who’d had to cut short his Old Delhi tour to [...]
We are really good at doing chilled out days. After the draining few days we’d had, surviving on minimal sleep and barely stopping in between sights, we decided to allow ourselves a lie-in (what luxury!) to let ourselves recover. Though I made sure to get up [...]
The Taj Mahal is better the second time round. Admittedly, the train ride there was pretty horrendous – sleeper class was much less comfortable than I remembered it, and 4am is not a time of day that is kind to anyone – but when we got [...]
The number of dad comments Tyler has made on this trip has risen exponentially since we caught our first flight: the above was the first. This was when we had made it as far as Frankfurt, where our first flight stopped over. We had to break [...]
Do you remember that one time when I spent 12 hours in Heathrow airport while trying to get to Beijing? Well since then I just can’t keep away from London Heathrow. I’m now on my way to India, where myself and 4 friends from university are [...]