Deborah Danan Does India: The Beginning

Feb 25th
Why do I cry? I am all alone on the wrong train. I need to find the train to Goa. There are no tourists. Anywhere. It is just me and the Indians, yet I cry. This is what I wanted, no? Total unfamiliarity. Escapism. Why do I fear the next 40 hours or so where I will have to suffer my own company sans entertainment. The landscape is bleak – miles and miles of fields with no lights punctuated by the occasional zhodpatti – or slum.

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Letters from India

Deborah Danan

India is all the rage. It’s captivating, it’s chaotic and it’s huge. It’s become a top destination for adventurous travelers of all ages keen to take themselves far from their comfort zone and experience some of the most stupendous natural and spiritual sights in the world.

The good news is that we’ll be getting an insight into what it’s really like to travel around India. Alone.

Deborah Danan is a friend and travel writer who’ll be posting regular blogs as she embarks on her fantastic Indian adventure.

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5 Good Reasons Not To Waste Your Life Working

Ko Phangan Thailand - Gap Year

Whether it’s just after graduation from university or between jobs, taking a gap year to travel is one of the most rewarding and memorable ways to spend your time. But for some people, the biggest concern is not where to go but why to go.

We here at Tripbase are all strong believers in the amazing power of travel so we decided to put together a list of reasons why you should not waste your life working and should take a gap year.

Here are our top 5 reasons to hit the road.

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