Going out in the rain, especially in India sounds like a bad idea on paper. There are many things that can go wrong when you travel during the rainy season. However, being stuck in your home or hotel is not really the best experience. When you are going out in the rain you need better planning that can help you exploring nature during monsoon. In India, the rainy season begins from July and stays until mid-October. During these months, the landscape changes considerably allowing you to explore nature. The parched and dry fields and hills transform into lush green spaces that are ideal for your Instagram profile. Let’s focus on the benefits of exploring nature during monsoon season in India.
India experiences a hot and humid climate. However, by the first week of June, the Southwest Monsoon winds bring the Southwest Monsoon season. This is also known as the rainy season in India. The monsoon brings in moderate to heavy rains and strong surface winds. This drops the temperature significantly and changes the landscape completely. In the next few weeks, the dry parched brown landscape turns into a lush green space. This is the time when the monsoon creatures in India appear all over the places.
It is hard to ignore the power of the Internet and social media these days. The visuals and content presented online are so convincing that we fall for it instantly. The images and video content you see and the words you read can misguide you. Hence, it becomes important for us as consumers to ensure that we choose the right products and services. Yoga was born in India centuries ago, but it has become a worldwide phenomenon now. Millions of people around the globe want to study yoga in India.
There is already so much said and written about yoga on the internet that it would overwhelm and confuse you. There are practitioners around the world in more than 100 countries that practice yoga and have made it a part of their lifestyle.
Trains have always been a part of my travel. Hence, I love to write about trains and how they impact the life of travellers and commuters in India. I have written previously on different train-related topics like heritage and luxury trains, mountain railways, the Mumbai’s suburban railway and many more. However, taking inspiration from one of my fellow bloggers Dan Antion who writes at No Facilities this is my take on Hyperloop vs Bullet Train in India.
India is a land of festivals. While we already have festivals that celebrate the brother-sister bond, it is surprising that we missed out on the mothers. For many, Mother’s Day is a foreign concept and also relatively new. However, in less than a decade the trend of Mother’s Day has picked up in the metro cities, at least.
Credit to the rapid globalization and the invasion of the internet that connected many of us to this day. Also, I believe that we Indians are extremely sentimental about our mothers. Hence, we are more open to Mother’s Day than Valentine’s Day.
Many people travel for many reasons. While some travel for business, some travel for pleasure. On the other hand, there are people that travel for photography, exploring new places, adventure and food. Chefs, food bloggers and vloggers usually travel for finding new food cuisines and local delicacies. However, there are many people that love food and want to try it out when they travel to India. So, are you among those who love to try local cuisines when travelling?
Before you counter me with the benefits of online shopping let me tell you that I already know all that. I shop online on various e-commerce stores. I have experienced what it feels like having your product home-delivered and unwrapping it in the comfort of your home. Online shopping has changed the retail market forever. Consumers today prefer to shop from their laptops and mobile devices and buy products online. I completely agree with the fact that online shopping is all about saving time, money and effort. However, shopaholics would agree that there is nothing like traditional shopping. Offline shopping benefits are quite different from the online ones and it is just a matter of perspective. So, during the festive season shopping, I still prefer to shop offline because I believe offline shopping advantages surpass online shopping.
Apart from being passionate about travel, I love shopping. Not many of my friends think of me as a shopaholic, but believe me, if I was a billionaire, I would have had a shopping mall of my own. I love shopping anywhere, in the mall and on the streets. Mumbai’s Colaba area is one of the places where I used to hang out with my friends and now with Sarah.
There is no food in the world like homemade food. Well, that’s true, but things are a bit different for me. I have worked in the restaurants and hotels for quite some time early in my career. Consequently, that has attracted me towards trying out new cuisines and food at some of the newest food places and pubs in Mumbai and elsewhere in India.
The most exciting part of travel is that it is a completely unique experience. Even if you are travelling to the same place hundred times each will have a different experience. This makes it fun and challenging. Every journey is a story. There are so many travel stories in India that are just waiting to be told. So many travel stories just waiting to happen on your next trip. In this series, I will share my travel story and experience which could be good, bad, ugly, funny, weird and completely insane.