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Breaking All The Travel Rules In India.

For many travellers India is often seen as a difficult place to travel through, and heading there on a gap year often comes with a strict set of rules to keep you safe and away from harm, but sometimes those expectations can become a self fulfilling prophecy and keep a traveller away from experiencing the real India, and sometimes to get to the heart of the country and the culture you have to break away from those rules.

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Three Days In Mumbai.

How to spend three days in Mumbai with this insiders itinerary.

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Drinking Water In India: Is It Safe?

Water is the elixir of life, we all need it and we all drink it, and quite often we all take it for granted too. But what happens when we are travelling through a country like India where we can’t trust the local water? How do you cope? How do you stay healthy and hydrated without getting ill? Here are some expert tips from a qualified nurse on how to stay healthy when drinking water in India.

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Three Days In Delhi.

How to spend three days in Delhi with this insiders itinerary.

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Slumdog Voyeur?

As slum tours become increasingly popular in India and elsewhere around the world, travellers on their gap year have to ask themselves is it ethical to exploit the poor to assuage some privileged curiosity? Or is it supporting a poor community and providing them with much needed tourist dollars?

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Is India Really So Difficult For Backpackers?

India is constantly lauded as the ultimate travel adventure and lambasted as the ultimate gap year nightmare, often in the same breath, so what is the reality of travelling in India really like? Is it really such a harsh, unforgiving place for backpackers? This article will delve into the reality of travelling through India and give you the honest truth.

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Should You Be Worried About Dengue Fever On Your Gap Year?

Is dengue fever something you need to worry about on your gap year? What is dengue fever exactly and how do you protect yourself from it? Get all the advice and information you need to know about dengue from a qualified travel nurse.

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Posted in Travel Health

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