Community Activities

India Insights Abroad | Volunteer in India

Travel to India!  Learn about life in India by really living it for at least a short time. Give something back of yourself. Volunteer in the rural communities that you visit and help them with a needed project.

Woman with chin on folded hands on the back of a camel. a volunteer in India
Group shot of people with blue painted faces, host student exchange programs
Volunteers working with pick axes.
Bearded Indian man in brightly colored turban, total cultural immersion

TIPS FOR SOLO WOMEN TRAVELERS (& OTHER TOURISTS) VISITING NEW DELHI

1. REACH SAFE: Arrange for trustworthy airport transfers through a women’s venture.

2. SLEEP SAFE: Reserve a private, comfortable room with ensuite in a woman-friendly B&B Homestay, run by women (not too far from New Delhi’s international airport), where you can kick off your shoes and let down your hair in a serene ambience. Ensure the homestay is in a decent neighborhood, far from the madding crowd yet close enough for comfort, with medical facilities and a full-fledged shopping center nearby.

EXPLORE WITH A LOCAL, SLOWLY, FOR BEST TRAVELER'S INSIGHT

TONE UP YOUR MIND, BODY & SOUL IN DELHI'S DELIGHTFUL SUBURBS 

Whether you're in between flights/you have a layover in Delhi/you're returning from Jaipur/you're staying at our eco homestay/you want a break from hopping in and out of tourist coaches/you're looking for a peaceful getaway to tone up your body, mind and soul before returning to the grind, I offer you a variety of unusual things to see and do, not far from New Delhi International Airport (IGIA) and Delhi-Jaipur Highway - by cycle rickshaw, autorickshaw/tuk-tuk, on foot or on horseback!

STAY WITH A LOCAL, EAT WITH A LOCAL - for best cultural immersion

Try Fun & Healthy Explorations of Indian Culture for LEISURE, PLEASURE & REJUVENATION through an Indian homestay in New Delhi region, .with a Local Guide

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The Taste Of Holi

If you are going to celebrate Holi this year, there’s only one way to do it – with great fanfare and flourish. This month, Holi celebrations will take place around the worldand the two-day festival will see bonfires being lit, prayers being spoken, colourful powders being thrown, food being feasted upon, and the only way to greet anyone being with an enthusiastic “Happy Holi!” With so much going on the celebrations descend into what can only be described as a riot (a good-natured riot, of course).

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Taj mahal India Tours

 

Taj Mahal is the most popular appeal of Native India Travel and leisure, which is located on the western side lender of Stream Yamuna at Agra in Uttar Pradesh. This crypt is the icon of endless really like. It was designed by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the storage of his favorite spouse Mumtaz Mahal. This fantastic framework signifies and raises people really like which has continues the ages, and still is in all its elegance of framework.

Taj Mahal India Tours

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India travel

Today, it encompasses seven cities. Foreigners are enchanted by the architectural magnificence of Moghuls on display at the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and Humayun's Tomb. The rickshaw ride in the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk seem outlandish to Westerners who are awed by the range of products, including handicrafts, footwear, and delicacies available here.

 

Loy Kratong

November 12, 2006

Last weekend was the Loy Kratong festival.  It is held on the 13th lunar month during the full moon (the November full moon). 

I love finding a festival celebrating nature.  There are two activities, first the lanterns, which are big white balloons that are lit and released.  Some of them have fireworks as a “tail”.  It creates a sparkly tail like a comet.  They are usually white, but I saw some colored ones, and some groups write notes on them. 

The Scariest Halloween Ever

Oh my gosh!  The Halloween party was crazy and not in a good way.  The Thai staff set up a whole trick or treat thing, which seemed great as Alicia and I set up all of the decorations and games.  We planned on having a party with games at 4:30 after ballet and doing cookies and trick or treating after dinner.  The Thai staff seemed to agree with that at our meeting with Dick (a whole other story).  Then at 4:30 they said no we are not doing games until after dinner?  Did we not discuss thi

Halloween

October 31, 2006
I am ok, adjusting and definately feeling comfortable with the country and travel.  All Thai's seem to be so nice.  I was in someones way the other day and they didn't even say anything, just wait for me to move.  Too nice in my mind, I would have said something.