Lighting up lives in India

Lighting up lives in India

Pollinate Energy is a social business dedicated to improving the lives of India’s urban poor. With a focus on sustainable solutions such as solar lights, Pollinate Energy helps families living in India’s tent slums to reduce indoor pollution from kerosene and wood stoves, enjoy better quality light, and save money. They...

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24 hours in: Jaipur

24 hours in: Jaipur

Headed to Jaipur and looking for some great things to fill your day? We’ve got you covered for experiencing the ultimate 24 hours in Jaipur, from sites to see, to bazaars to shop, to meals to eat. Early morning: 7 – 9am Start your day with an authentic Rajasthani breakfast...

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Things to do in: Goa

Things to do in: Goa

You probably know all about the beach parties and wild nightlife that Goa is famous for. But there’s far more to see and do in the state than stay up ’til dawn. Here are a few things to check out while you’re here — and the best part is, none...

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The stories behind 8 Indian city nicknames

The stories behind 8 Indian city nicknames

Love ’em or hate ’em, nicknames are inevitable. And we don’t just mean that name your granny from Punjab or your aunt from Canada gave you when you were a kid. Even cities aren’t immune to being graced with nicknames — especially when those cities are in India. The subcontinent...

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Dear Delhi: A photographer’s love letter

Dear Delhi: A photographer’s love letter

Dear Delhi, We want to see you through the eyes of a local. We want to discover the people who make your city what it is, explore the corners that most travellers miss, and get a taste for life in a city that’s often misunderstood. To help us out, travel...

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Saving lives in India, one lamp at a time

Saving lives in India, one lamp at a time

Pollinate Energy is a social business with a simple mission — to improve the lives of India’s urban poor by giving them access to life-changing and affordable products. With a focus on sustainable solutions, such as portable solar lights and improved cookstoves, people are able to reduce indoor smoke, have...

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6 foods you have to try in India (and where to try them)

6 foods you have to try in India (and where to try them)

When you think of India, you think of food. And when you think of Indian food, you think of curry – or the bland butter chicken found in food courts around the world. But like most countries you visit, there is so much more to Indian cuisine than makes it to...

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Your India travel guide

Your India travel guide

So you’re going to India (cue squeal of excitement!), now what?! You’ve got to figure out what to pack, what movies to inspire you, where to eat, and WHAT TO DO! Well, we’ve got you covered with this ultimate India travel guide — from pinning your must-dos on Pinterest, to answering...

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Is India a good travel destination?

Is India a good travel destination?

It’s a question we get a lot, and naturally, we’re pretty biased. We know how intense, powerful, exciting, and colourful India is. We know how travelling in India ignites your senses, pushes your boundaries, and keeps you on the edge of your seat. We could tell you this until the...

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24 hours in: Amritsar

24 hours in: Amritsar

Looking for the perfect day in Amritsar? We’ve got you covered! From the best places to grab lunch, to the sites you can’t leave the city without seeing, here’s our guide to making the most of a mere 24 hours in Amritsar. Early morning: 7 – 9am Start your day...

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