India is one of the places that any seasoned traveler has to visit at least once. It’s beautiful, mysterious, and overwhelming at times, but one thing’s for sure—you’ll never get bored here. It’s also a traveler’s paradise, due to the low cost of living, inexpensive places to stay in, and cheap food. India’s changing landscape offers a backpacker a variety of sights and sounds, and the vastness of the country calls for a longer stay here. All of these things contribute to why so many backpackers from the West trek across India for an experience of a lifetime.
But India is not a walk in the park. This is not a country wherein you just pack your bags and head here without taking the time to know what to expect. If you’ve decided to come here and you’ve heard the rumors, well, it’s true. This is not the place for the faint of heart. While it has been rated as one of the top destinations of travelers, the country can push you to your limits at times. For women, the country can be stressful as men often stare, and some of them will also try to cop a feel. That’s why it pays to be prepared before visiting the country to truly enjoy your stay. Continue reading “The Best Backpacker Hostels in India”→