5 Golden Rules for Bargaining in India

Shopping in India, in the typical crowded markets, where bargaining skills are considered essential, can be very difficult for first time travelers. You cannot imagine how easy it is to huckster for a few extra cents. However bargaining can be very exhausting and awkward for people who have never tried it before. Bear in mind… Continue reading 5 Golden Rules for Bargaining in India

3 Festivals in India

India is a land of many religions and festivals. Every festival is marked by a deep philosophical meaning and it is usually dedicated to a Indian deity or important annual event like crop harvesting or welcoming the spring or rain. The Indian calendar is a long procession of festivals characterized by prayers, rituals, colors, enthusiasm,… Continue reading 3 Festivals in India