General country guides

Some people are avid planners, reading Lonely Planet guide books from cover to cover and scouring blogs and forums for information on destinations. Me on the other hand, I hardly plan much and sometimes that can be to my detriment, because there’s often important practical or logistical things for certain countries that it really helps to know beforehand. So, in light of this, I’ve written blog posts on all you need to know about certain countries before going there as well as round up guides on where to go.

What you need to know about travelling to India

India is the most intoxicating, mesmerising, overwhelming and rewarding country I’ve ever been. Although it’s a relatively popular place to go, there is still a lot of apprehension about travelling to India, especially for first-timers and solo female travellers. After spending nine months in India over three different trips, I’ve decided to put together this …

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Northeast India: what you need to know before you go

Northeast India is perhaps the country’s most underrated and incredible adventure. It’s a region that is so often overlooked by travellers because of its complicated past and its highlights are rarely promoted on any travel platform or guide. However, it’s a unique slice of Asia that is home to fascinating tribes, beautiful and varied landscapes …

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Eastern Turkey: what you need to know before you go

Eastern Turkey is a somewhat unknown mystery for travellers. Istanbul’s minarets, Cappadocia’s rock formations and the blue water of the Mediterranean coastline, is the Turkey most people know, with the Far East of the country seeming like a vast no man’s land between continents. However, this is far from true. From the plains of Mesopotamia …

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