Her website gives advice on the 35 countries she's been to but has become the go-to site for India travel, focusing on offbeat places & “glamorous travel”.
Hippie in Heels has been featured in ELLE magazine, Tripadvisor, and Thomas Cook.
I thought, that’d be strange, why would a driver do that? I still don’t know why it’s scary; I suppose because they will drive you off to the middle of nowhere and rape you? I cannot count the number of times a rickshaw driver’s friend has hopped in right before we take off. Your friend cannot come.” If they have a problem with that, I get a new rickshaw.
If they ask why, I don’t say, “Oh because I’m afraid you’ll rape me and this here is your partner in crime!
It’s all my secrets to make sure you have the BEST time here, chill in the coolest places, and meet other travelers.
I could go on and on about the sad things I read in the news every day (I will say at least Indian papers don’t hide what’s happening here, though it could decrease tourism).
Because of the differences in equality here, expect some men to cut you in line, demean you, yell at you, or even expect you to get up and give them your seat (shocking, I know! Catch me in a bad mood and they might get a “f*ck you,” which is truly just a waste of time.
” That’s just silly but why risk it since everyone warns of it? I struggled writing this post because I hate for India to have a negative image, but these are the things I would tell a friend of mine if she were to travel here alone.
.” –blank stare at the computer screen-Do not clump all Indian men in the untrustworthy category. It’s important to see what’s happening in the news, but not to let it ruin your mindset. If all of these tips made you nervous, don’t let that get you down.
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