19 reasons why india should be your next holiday destination


Life in India can be joyous, tough, colorful, stressful, chaotic but never boring. You must have heard numerous times that India is one of those countries that you can love và hate at the same time. While I am an occasional victim of “i-hate-india” syndrome, formost of the days I absolutely LOVE living here (and you will too if you’re planning on moving here).

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Here’s why Life in India is Awesome

01) India is a food lover’s paradise – nothing beats Indian food – curries, pakodas, momos, samosas, dosas, naans, sorpotel, kebabs, paneer and so much more! For a change, the vegetarians will not miss out on the delicious fun. The best part is how the taste of the food changes from one part of the country to lớn another. For instance, street food in Delhi is completely different as compared to lớn Mumbai.


02) Unity in Diversity – every city is different, people are different & there are many different subcultures. It is a lot of fun discovering new things about them even after living in India for years.

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03) India offers interesting sights everywhere – it is a photographer’s delight!


Elephant Bath in Hampi

04) It is the land of mother of all the teas – Masala Chai, which is available in every nook và corner.


05) Holi, Diwali, Onma, Eid, Lohri, Pongal, Christmas & more.. More than 40 festivals in a year that are super colorful and totally psychedelic! Depending on where you live, you will get a chance lớn experience as many as you want. More festivals = more holidays!


06) You will seldom face a language barrier here, despite the fact we have 22 official languages and 1652 unofficial languages because English unifies all of India.

07) Kaam Wali, Maali, Phool Wala, Driver – the comfort of domestic help will spoil you for life without breaking your ngân hàng balance.


08) Traveling in Indian Railways is awesome – from luxury of a 1st class to affordability of a general class, there is something for everyone.

Me enjoying a ride on Indian Railways

09) India is a paradise for shopaholics with endless possibilities for every budget.

Shops in Jaipur – India is a paradise for Shopaholics!

10) Mangoes! They are a gift of GOD – taste one in India và you won’t like them anywhere else.

11) Haircuts, manicures, waxing – beauty salons are affordable.

12) Want an AFFORDABLE tailor made suit that fits like a dream? India is the place!

13) India is a sensory overload – your senses of seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, and touching get bombarded with stimulation.

14) Beauty in chaos – India demonstrates that.

15) Living in India, you will always be around architectural miracles that will make your jaws drop. (Of course I was not gonna leave our beloved Taj Mahal in Agra out of this list). Every city has some history and landmarks that have their own story to lớn tell. By the way, check out this guide about what to do on a day trip in Agra.

16) Need your dose of mountain magic when you’re in India? There’s nothing lượt thích the majestic Himalayas!

17) Or tropical paradise? The pristine trắng sand beaches with turquoise blue water of the Andaman và Nicobar Islands are some of the most beautiful beaches in the world – và yet not touristy!

Havelock Island of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

18) Or maybe you want a change of scene? Try the hauntingly beautiful sand dunes of Rajasthan.

Khuri Sand Dunes in Rajasthan

19) Want lớn ski? The ski slopes of Gulmarg or Auli are kickass!

20) Or, you may want khổng lồ see the beauty of living root bridges in Nongriat, Meghalaya. And many, many undiscovered offbeat destinations within India. Seriously, India is a traveler’s delight! There is so much to see that preparing the best itinerary for India is not so easy.

21) Living in India will thử nghiệm your limits in every way và toughen you up. After this, you can live just about anywhere.

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22) You can get almost anything delivered khổng lồ your doorstep for free. Save the cell phone number of your corner store owner to xuất hiện the world of possibilities.

23) Sarees! They make every woman look sexy!

24) It is the land of spirituality. You can learn Yoga for không lấy phí in a local park or a temple. (Only if you can wake up as early as 5:00 am)

25) That awesome feeling with you hear people say how traveling in India has changed them for life.

26) Bindis on the foreheads, flowers in the hair & henna on palms – it is the land of hippie fashion!

27) The amazing sight of Rangoli artwork outside houses on festivals and special occasions – very Indian và very pretty!

28) Sometimes when a yes or a no is not an acceptable answer, there’s a solution for that in India – the famous Indian head wobble.

29) Bhaang lassi – where else will you find a super potent marijuana milk shake that’s sold legally?

Government Authorized Bhang Lassi cửa hàng in Jaiselmer

30) Old Monk in winters và kingfisher beer in summers – Zindabaad!

Old Monk in Winters & Kingfisher in Summers

31) Watching the country’s obsession with cricket and how everyone turns overly patriotic when there’s a match against Pakistan – pure awesomeness. Yes, India has the best cricket team. Period.

32) Jets here, jets there, jets everywhere. In urban India, you will find jets in almost every toilet. In rural India, you will find floor toilets with “lota”.

33) The sounds of vegetable sellers on the street, vehicles moving, children playing – these background sounds of life will never make you feel lonely. 34) Indian marriages = week long festivals. All other marriages are too boring in comparison.

35) Indian traffic will make you an expert driver. I’m a living proof of that – I can now maneuver my car through ANY narrow or twisted lane that’s full of vehicles of different kinds, animals, people và what not.

36) The traffic & long queues will teach you how khổng lồ be patient.

37) Oh & the state of traffic is always a good excuse for being late. No one ever doubts it.

38) Nothing can beat a good old underground psychedelic trance buổi tiệc ngọt of Goa.

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After all, “Goa Trance” originated here.