Indira Gandhi – India’s first female prime minister – was one of the most influential and controversial leaders of the country. In South Delhi, I visited her former residence and the site of her assassination in 1984.
During my first day in India, I hopped on the Delhi HOHO bus for a tour around India’s capital. It turned out to be a lucky decision and the perfect introduction to my Indian adventure!
On the outskirts of Puebla, Mexico, visitors can descend deep down a metal staircase into the crater of the smallest volcano in the world.
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While walking down the beach, we spotted a big and beautiful bluespotted stingray. Along with some fellow beachgoers, we tried rescuing the washed up ray.
Paharganj is the first (and often last) port of call for most backpackers to India. I found it to be a good place to get started, even thought it wasn’t the most attractive place in the city.
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While India can be a challenging country, it can also be very rewarding, especially for the solo traveler. And in this country of more than 1 billion, you may be travelling alone, but I can guarantee you will rarely be lonely.
Happy Fourth of July! This year, we went against our own advice and watched the Macy’s fireworks from the Manhattan side.
A key chapter in the remarkable story of Ernest Shackleton’s failed Antarctic expedition and home to a huge number of King Penguins, South Georgia Island is top of our list for places we want to visit!