The state of Kerala is like no other in India. Intensely laid back and uniquely spiritual, the lush, tropical landscape, spectacular festivals and mysterious culture has fascinated travellers for thousands of years, but it is the people that keep bringing travellers back to God’s Own Country time and time again.
India is one of the biggest adventures any backpacker will ever have and it is a firm fixture on any gap year bucket list, but it isn’t always the easiest destination for first time backpackers. From dealing with culture shock and Delhi belly to navigating awkward visa issues, here are the top 10 tips to make sure your trip to India is much smoother and easier.
India is one of the most popular backpacking destinations in the world, and for good reason, but it isn’t always the easiest destination to travel through and can give most backpackers a heavy case of culture shock. Here are the 10 most common travel mistakes all backpackers make on their first time in India, and how you can avoid them.