Every time I use an ATM, anywhere in the world. I get worried. Worried that the machine will gobble up my card and hold onto it forever. Worried that I might shove it in too quickly before the flashing lights come on, somehow pissing it off. Punishing me by depriving my cherished piece of money […]
Yes, a sensitive topic. But what world beating travel blog can claim to be informative unless it enlightens you on the fine points on how to use a squat toilet?!
Unfortunately mosquitoes will probably feature as a major part of most backpacker destinations around the world. Being prepared with the right knowledge to dispatch these blood suckers is essential to a non-itchy existence during your travels!
Darjeeling is home to the affectionately known ‘Toy Train’. Officially known as the DHR (Darjeeling Himalayas Railway), the Toy train is a quintessential part of Darjeeling’s history. Since 1999 it’s been listed as a prestigious UNESCO world heritage site. Riding the toy train has now become an essential part of a visit to Darjeeling.