Mini Guide to India


India is a hot tropical country and the majority of the time you’ll probably be sweating under the sun. However, travelers willing to cool down can go to the north and reach the base of the Himalayas and enjoy snowfall from November to March. What travelers should be worried about are the monsoons, which happen from June to September (Southwest) and October to February (Northeast).

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Indian Cuisine

Travelers will be spoiled for choice when it comes to savoring the Indian cuisine, particularly vegetarian visitors as there are many strictly vegetarian Hindus, Jains, and Buddhists. It’s important to note that the food is extremely spicy and it might take some time until you adjust to it. Each state has its own specialties, but don’t leave India without trying different dhals, curries, chutneys, bread, and of course, the juiciest mangoes.

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11 Great Hostels to Stay In

For budget-minded travelers in search of a cheap place to stay, hostels can be the perfect option. Generally, hostels offer much better value than hotels and short-term apartment rentals. Because less money is spent on accommodations, it allows globetrotters to designate a larger portion of their budget to good food and sightseeing activities instead.

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If you’re a budget-minded backpacker interested in meeting fellow travelers along the way, hostels are an exceptional alternative. Intimate, community-minded, and affordable, hostels have exploded in popularity and really come a long way. From shared open-concept spaces to private ensuites, it’s easy to find a mix of both communal and secluded accommodations.

The 10 Most Historic Prisons

While jail time isn’t a walk in the park for any convicted felon, many tourists flock to historical prisons around the world when traveling. This is due to their mystic, history, and eerie ambiance. While it may seem a little crazy, visiting a local prison can provide a ton of insight on a region’s roots and culture.