Rishikesh, Jammu, and Manali: Our Attempts to Escape to the Himalayas

Our five days in Rishikesh were very chill and laid back. We arrived in the town around 5:00 AM from our sleepless drive from Agra. The bumpy bus ride didn’t necessarily rock us to sleep and the fully reclined Indian gentleman in front of me successfully reduced my leg room to zero. Legs and knees […]

Tips for Planning and Backpacking South East Asia

Welcome back to the blog my friends! I was looking back at one of my first posts today, and I was reminded of one of the main reasons why I wanted to write a blog, which was to inspire other people to travel and follow their passion. Inspiration is the first step, but actually setting […]

Kolkata, Varanasi, Khajuraho, and Agra: Uncovering the Beauty and Cultural Diversity of India

When we first arrived in India, I was expecting to get hounded by taxi drivers the second we stepped out into the thick, humid, Kolkata air. We grabbed a taxi and after five minutes of not moving, a few re-explanations of our destination, and a couple strangers pointing our driver in the right direction, we […]