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Apart from the essential items for a holiday trip such as a passport, toothbrush, money and clothing, carrying the right accessories can save you a lot of cash, time and energy. They will also contribute to make your overall holiday experience enjoyable.
Dussehra and Diwali are the two major festivals in India, celebrated predominantly by the Hindus.
First Dussehra comes and then Diwali. School holidays are longer for the Dussehra time vis-a-vis Diwali.
Between these two festivals, the festivity mood and gaiety kicks in. It is a time when Indian Hindu families and others actively meet each other.
Geographically India is as big as Europe, but in the range of its diversity, there is no match to it. Since many centuries India has been a multi-religious, multi-ethnic and multi cultural society. Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Jews Zoroastrians, Jains, Buddhist, tribals and many more have found home in this subcontinent.
As a consequence, India is a garden which has a myriad of customs and rituals which form a part of India's allure. While it will take many lifetimes to understand the reason, the significance and the art of these customs and I doubt if there is someone even in India who can confidently claim that she knows all, still there are some established ground rules that can take you far on the path of Indian customs, once understood.
Come to India for health treatment and be pampered. The ability of top-notch doctors from India is well known. Also well known is the fact that treatment in India cost much less. India speaks English and that is an added advantage.
For instance, a liver transplant in the US can cost about a $ 330,000 just in surgery costs, whereas the similar treatment in India can be had at one 5th of the price inclusive flight costs and hotel costs and no waiting time.
Travelling with child
Travel is fun, exhilarating and can be educational. But planning for travel is a chore for many, and those Bohemian at heart, just jump into it, their only plan being to have a return ticket in place.
Now imagine travelling with child. Many of the foot loose backpackers evolve to parenthood and travel with kids can be challenging.