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Our hand-picked selection of books to get you in the mood to travel

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Gregory David Roberts

An absolute epic masterpiece of fiction writing set largely in and around Mumbai. It'll take a while to finish but it's beautifully written and worth every indulgent moment.

Mumbai Blog posts

From the UK's most popular travel bloggers


4th February 2020 by While I'm Young

Things to do in Mumbai: 24 hour guide

One day in Mumbai is a quintessential Indian travel experience. The heaving city should be on every traveller’s itinerary, but it isn’t a destination known for its tourist attractions. Instead, the best things to do in Mumbai revolve around experiencing the hustle and bustle, sounds and smells of this overstuffed metropolis....


13th August 2019 by The Wandering Quinn

How to apply for an Indian Tourist Visa – the new way!

If you’re wondering – ‘is it hard to get a visa for India?’ or ‘how do I apply for an Indian visa online?’, I’m happy to tell you that just a few years ago, it was pretty hard and time-consuming to get a tourist visa for India, but India has upped their game in the last few years and now it’s easy to get a visa for India online! In 2018 it was pretty easy to get a 2 month / 60 day tourist visa for India online as an e-Visa, but for someone like me who went to India for 4 months,...


25th July 2019 by The Wandering Quinn

A 2 month India itinerary visiting North & South India

2 months or 60 days is how long you used to be able to travel and backpack India for whilst on the India Tourist E-Visa which you applied for online. As of 2019 most tourists wanting to visit India can now get a 1 year visa online straight away (there’s not even an option for 60 days anymore) instead of sending off passports to a visa office which is what I had to do to get a one year visa for India in 2018. However, the 60-day visa did work well as 2 months is a good amount of time to spend...