Mini Guide to India

Important Sites and Natural Wonders

Khajuraho Erotic Temples

Khajuraho is a small town located 600 km southeast of Delhi and is famous for its group of 22 Hindu and Jain temples depicting scenes of the Kama Sutra on the outside. They were built around 1,000 A.D. during the Chandela dynasty and by the 12th century, there were 85 temples in total. But, unfortunately, most of them were destroyed when the Muslim ruled the region. Legend has it that the images were carved outside of the temples, so devotees would leave their temptations behind, before entering sacred places.

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Safety and Health

India is generally an extremely safe place and violent crimes are uncommon. However, solo female travelers should take extra precautions as sexual assault, unfortunately, plagues the country. It’s important to learn about common scams, otherwise you’ll undoubtedly become a victim.

Although you’re not required to take any vaccinations (unless coming from yellow fever infected countries), it’s highly advisable to read about the regions you intend to visit and get the necessary jabs. It’s also essential to take diarrhea medicine as you’ll most likely suffer from the so-called “Delhi-belly.”

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American City Guide: New Orleans

New Orleans has a reputation as one of the most fun cities in the United States. Nicknamed “The Big Easy”, most tourists come to New Orleans during Carnival, a raucous outdoor festival that celebrates the beginning of the somber Lenten season. If you manage to get beyond Bourbon Street, there’s a vibrant city just waiting…

American City Guide: Chicago

One of the largest and most underrated cities in the United States is Chicago. In fact, Chicago ranked first in Time Out’s 2018 City Life Index, topping other highly-ranked cities like New York City, Melbourne, and London. There are so many incredible things to do in Chicago, plus it lacks the hectic craziness of other vacation destinations in the United States. It’s a great option for a fun weekend trip, even if you’ll never see everything the city has to offer in just two days.

American City Guide: New York City

New York City is the most populous city in the United States and has a reputation as the most vibrant and thrilling vacation destination on the continent. It’s the home of New York Fashion Week, the United Nations, Broadway, Wall Street, and the Statue of Liberty. Its fast pace inspired the phrase “New York minute” and even if you only have $5 per day to spend, you can still enjoy every aspect of this incredible metropolis.