Srinagar

Is it safe to go to Srinagar, India?

We almost didnโ€™t go to Srinagar. Located in northern India’s Kashmir region, this area has had episodes of unrest since India and Pakistan gained independence from Britain in 1947. Border disputes and grievances with the Indian government have resulted in protests throughout the region.

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Varanasi

Varanasi: Difficult, but Worth it?

When our month long visa was up in Nepal, we werenโ€™t feeling quite ready to go back to the challenges of traveling in India. So what did we do? We went to one of the most intense cities in all of India: Varanasi.

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