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My Travel CV: Two Bad Tourists

My Travel CV: Two Bad Tourists

We’re excited to launch our first My Travel CV interview with a great couple of guys from the USA.  The travel bloggers have been keeping us interested sharing tips about their own around the world trip. Here Two Bad Tourists tell us about their love of wine, why they write a travel blog, an awful experience […]

Posted in: My Travel CV
India Car Rental and Driver Hire

India Car Rental and Driver Hire

How to Rent a Car and Driver in India We’d like to share our experience, and a few of the stories we learned about renting a car and driver from our two week tour of Rajasthan. Like arranging other things in India, it is not always as simple or easy as you may first imagine. […]

Posted in: India
Lucknow: Is it worth a Look?

Lucknow: Is it worth a Look?

Lucknow to Varanasi? After reluctantly leaving Varanasi, we would have liked to have stayed another night or so in this special and spiritual place, two nights just wasn’t enough but we needed to be in New Delhi in a few days time to meet our driver to start our tour of Rajasthan. We had already booked our train tickets […]

Posted in: Lucknow
Mysore Palace Lights Up Night Sky

Mysore Palace Lights Up Night Sky

We arrived on Sunday afternoon in Mysore after taking a private taxi from Wayanad, its a three hour, 150Km journey which allows you to wave goodbye to Kerala State and say a big hello to Karnataka. Travel on Indian buses on a Sunday from this location wasn’t really an option, think busy times ten.  So we got […]

Posted in: India, Mysore
India: Kerala Homestay in Kannur

India: Kerala Homestay in Kannur

The Train from Kochin to Kannur We left Kochi and headed for somewhere a little bit more off the tourist map to a place called Kannur in Northern Kerala. Our five hour train journey was a giggle  in our seated carriage, as we were the only tourists there. The children seemed fascinated with us, as […]

Posted in: Kerala