Kerala’s backwaters on a budget

Before we arrived in Alleppey we already knew that a houseboat wasn't an option for us, at rp10000+ (£100+) a night it was way out of our budget. But we also didn't want to do the budget options we had read about and spend the day on the government boat. So we decided to wait … Continue reading Kerala’s backwaters on a budget

The Great Indian Surf Adventure

We are sitting on the train on our way from Mangalore to Kochi, reflecting on how amazing the last week has been. Even on the train we feel elated, there are mouthwatering smells of biryani and samosas in the air and we are waiting with anticipation for the Chai Wallah to pass by. Above us … Continue reading The Great Indian Surf Adventure

An unexpected journey: Train Travel India

So in our first post we originally wanted to give you top tips on the Taj Mahal. But we have come to learn that in India your plans do not always work out and after a 14 hour train delay we didn't make it to the Taj Mahal untill lunch time when it was quite … Continue reading An unexpected journey: Train Travel India