In the blog-o-sphere not posting for a day is equivalent to a week, not posting for a week is equivalent to a month, needless to say that not posting for several months is equivalent to starting from scratch.
Clearly I’m not on the road to influencer. 🤷🏽♀️
I’ve discovered a simple obvious truth… living my life is much more exciting than documenting every nanosecond of it.
Even still new posts coming soon!
I’ll never tire of repeating it. Dreams do come true!
For as long as I could remember I’ve dreamt of seeing the Taj Mahal with my own eyes, live and in color, where I could actually stand before it and marvel at its grandeur. December 2017, that dream came true.
It was a short weekend trip but it was the perfect amount of time to book a private tour to Agra and visit the most beautiful mausoleum in the world. My friend Rupa and I hit the streets of Old Delhi and went shopping for saree fabrics and accessories. I was fortunate to find a tailor who was able to create a skirt and blouse out of my new hot pink materials within a few hours. They even delivered it to my hostel.
Here are a few pics of me sporting said hot pink saree with matching bindi, gold bangles and bell earrings found in Old Dehli.
A day at The Farm, Al Barari
I read a post recently where the blogger was knocking hostels and implying that they are only good for younger travelers, you know the twenty-something backpackers. That viewpoint slightly offended me considering that I’m thirty-something and prefer a rolly bag as opposed to a backpack. I mean, I didn’t have my first hostel experience until I was 31 and I loved it! I don’t stay in hostels on every trip I take but they are great for a number of reasons. Affordability being #1.
Hostel Wall Art
Hostel Wall Art
Here are 5 factors I personally consider when selecting a hostel.
I tend to look for hostels that are near the city center of whatever city I’m visiting. I want to be in close proximity to whatever attractions I have on my itinerary. If it’s a city with a metro then it would be great to find a hostel that’s close to the metro stop for obvious reasons.
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