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The Statue Of Unity In Gujurat, India, The Uncrowned New World Wonder.

When talking about some of the worlds greatest tourist sites it is easy to launch into hyperbole, everything can be great, or awesome, or amazing. More often than not those superlatives are genuinely earned, but occasionally you come across something special, something so completely unexpected it leaves even writers powerless to describe it. One such site is the Statue of Unity in Gujurat, the uncrowned new World Wonder that every traveller should visit.

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Top 13 Unmissable Sites And Experiences In Ahmedabad.

Often overlooked by many travellers passing through the well worn backpacker trail in India, Ahmedabad is a powerhouse of a city packed with amazing things for backpackers to see and do. Here is the quintessential top 10 list of what travellers should see and do in Ahmedabad.

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The House of MG Review, Ahmedabad, India.

The House of MG is both an Ahmedabad landmark and an iconic heritage boutique hotel that is more than worth upgrading to flashpacker status for a few nights. This full review of the House of MG Hotel in Ahmedabad will convince you their is no better place to stay in the city.

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Top Health Tips For Preparing For Your First Navratri Festival In India.

The Hindu festival of Navratri is a nine night long celebration of dance and frivolity. Here are some expert tips to make sure that you can stay fit and healthy during the festival and can enjoy the celebrations to the fullest. 

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Travelling In Gujurat During Navratri.

India is already one of the most colourful and vibrant destinations on the planet and Gujurat is no exception to that rule. Already one of India’s most diverse and culturally rich states, the festival of Navratri turns Gujurat into one long, extravagant, over the top and dizzying celebration, and visiting Gujurat during Navratri will be one of the most lively and sensory overloading experiences you will ever have, even if you don’t get to play the Garba yourself!

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10 Common Travel Mistakes In India.

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. 

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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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