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Traveling to India with a Criminal Record

Just like many other countries around the world, India has implemented a new electronic system (the Indian eVisa) to assess tourist visa applications and grant travel permits to foreigners. This makes things easier for both tourists and the Indian government, who now has a streamlined process in place and can count on speedier screening at […]

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Overstaying an Indian Visa

India is a great place to enjoy a long vacation or during a gap year. However, overstaying an Indian Visa can have some severe consequences and should be avoided at all costs. With the number of foreign visitors now exceeding over 10 million people a year, the Indian government has introduced increasingly punitive and costly […]

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Guide to Driving in India: License, Regulations and Advice

India is generally considered to be one of the most dangerous countries in the world in which to drive. Indian drivers often take more risks on the road than what most Western visitors are used to, and road conditions can often be chaotic, leading many to consider traveling India by train. However, it is possible […]

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Traveling to India with Children: e-Visa and Advice

India is a family-friendly destination with plenty to offer to kids — from safe beach destinations to adventures in the jungle and wildlife encounters. Minors will need to apply for their own Indian visa and parents should prepare for their trip to India by packing accordingly and reading safety advice. Do children require a visa […]

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Volunteer Travel in India

Volunteering is a unique travel experience that enriches your knowledge of the country you are traveling. Not only are you given to opportunity to connect with locals and help those in need, but you are also given the opportunity to live as a local and be part of the community.  There are different types of […]

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Traveling India by Train: The Complete Guide

India is the seventh-largest country in the world with an area covering 3,287 million km², just 3 times smaller than the United States yet almost as populated. Traveling such a big country can seem overwhelming at first but luckily, India has one of the most well-connected railway networks in the world. With a wealth of […]

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Holi Festival of Colors in India

One of the most internationally recognized festivals in India, the Holi Festival is a famous festival celebrating the victory of good over evil. One of the main acts to commemorate this is by burning the demoness called Holika. The Hindu God, Vishnu, is praised during the festival as God of Preservation for having made it […]

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Safety and Security: Travel Advice For India

India is one of the world’s premier tourist destinations, with 10 million visitors from foreign countries arriving every year. Still, questions are often raised about the risks to safety and security whilst traveling in India and whether it is safe it is to travel in India. India, on the whole, is safe to travel in […]

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Yoga and Wellness Retreats in India: Key Points to Consider

Known for its beautiful temples, such as India’s Golden Triangle and breathtaking landscapes, India is also the birthplace of yoga and Ayurveda. These two ancient disciplines have been practiced for centuries in India, and are attracting a growing number of wellness travelers from all over the world. Before you book your yoga retreat in India, […]