How to get around India: Transportation Tips (III): Trains

After writing about taxis, tuk-tuks, scooters, and busses, let me introduce you to, certainly, the most popular method of transportation in India, the trains. First of all, India owns the fourth largest railway system in the world, after the United States, China and Russia, so you can expect traveling India …

How to get around India: Transportation Tips (II): Buses

If you’ve already read my first tips on transportation, you probably noticed how technology made everything easier and cheaper. And this definitely includes traveling India by bus. To be honest, my biggest fears regarding traveling in this country were related to this chapter. After reading so many travel guides before …

How to get around India: Transportation Tips (I): Taxi, Tuk-Tuk and Scooter

In this article, I will tell you how getting around India by taxi, tuk-tuk or scooter can be also easy and cheap. Probably one of the most intimidating things to come to someone’s mind about traveling India is transportation. It seems like everybody heard about the intense negotiations with tuk-tuk …

Getting around Dharamshala

Have you ever considered the words “India” and “peaceful” in the same context? Me neither…until I discovered this small mountain town called Dharamshala. However, the place where everything happens is the village of McLeodGanj, situated in the upper suburbs of Dharamshala. This hillside little city is home to the Dalai …