I can assure you there will be follow ups to this list of travel to India tips and advice.I’ve lived here for years now, and I’m still learning more and more about how to fit in here in India as a blonde girl.

, I have rode buses alone at night in Delhi and I have had very few, hardly any, problems. When I have encountered a problem (a sneaky little ass-grab), I went bat-shit crazy on the men and they cowered, embarrassed by their actions. Maybe it’s not the best advice but all together I’ve been in India two years and eve-teasing has happened a lot…although not so much in Goa, making a scene always works for me. He’ll at least feel embarrassed, especially if his wife is there!

Stick with what you know ;) Be sure to read my If you’re clubbing or in Goa, by all means, wear what you want to, everyone else is, BUT be prepared for the attention it draws. Do NOT hesitate to go to the police for eve-teasing.

Anyways, along with taking their tips with a grain of salt, I’m about to add a few more that personally, I think you should take with a heap of sugar (is that a saying? I’m not saying they are the right way, but these India travel tips have helped me in the last few years I’ve lived here. I wrote a 170-page ebook the Insider’s Guide to Goa which you can buy with this link.

It’s all my secrets to make sure you have the BEST time here, chill in the coolest places, and meet other travelers.

I have a lot of male Indian friends and readers that I don’t want to offend, but I do have to be honest for my Western readers.

There are certain precautions and things to keep in mind if you’re a woman traveling alone. or the huge number of articles on India’s rape culture? First and foremost, I strongly recommend signing up for travel insurance simply because you never know. When I traveled to Uganda, I also signed up for the through the U. State Department because the country was considered dangerous at the time.We also respect Muslim heroes like APJ Abdul Kalam who are our role models.Our fight is against those who misinterpret them and malign Islam by associating it with terrorism.47% of girls are married before they are 18, although partly normal due to culture, some against their will.Young girls have been forced to marry their rapists in rural areas.We only refer to interpretations made by fanatics and terrorists to justify their kill and rape.