The lost city of Petra

The lost city of Petra located in Southern Jordan, is recognised as a world heritage UNESCO site. Visiting the area you can see why. Carved into the rock faces are the most remarkable facades constructed by ancient civilisations. Petra’s landscape and climate alone is breathtaking. Red sand stone mountains jut into the bright blue skies... Continue Reading →

24 hours in Amman, Jordan

Amman, the capital of Jordan is currently home to 4 million inhabitants. It was founded in the 8th millennium BC. Since then the area has changed hands, from the Selucids, Navateans, Romans, Greeks, Ottomams to the Arabs today. With so many owners Amman is a hub of cultural fusion. While, perhaps not as popular with... Continue Reading →

6 weeks in India

When traveling the best plan is to have no plan. This way you will never be disappointed. You will not get frustrated because you didn't have enough time on your itinerary to explore a city properly. Similarly, you wont be restricted to a select few destinations. Instead you are an open book. This said, it... Continue Reading →

The North London bubble

Blimey, where is all the noise? Walking to my local gym at 7 am felt most alien. I have made the same walk umpteen times in the last couple of years. Usually, I walk there automatically without thinking about where I am going. However, recently arriving from India everything feels tainted. Strolling along the main... Continue Reading →

How was India?

Returning home to London, sitting on the aeroplane, I prepared a response to the question: 'How was India?' During the past six weeks while traveling on the buses, trains and in taxis, I took in my surroundings and contemplated the response to the question above, the answer changed from day to day. Even while sitting... Continue Reading →

Chilling with a view

Traveling around India can be a tiring affair, with your senses being constantly overloaded. Consequently, a break is often needed. The perfect place to relax is in one of the villages around Dharamsala in the foothills of the Himalayas. To reach the villages you can take a bus or shared taxi from Dharamsala. In the... Continue Reading →

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