It’s hard to avoid the cliché here, but Indian food really is a feast for the senses: curries can be heard sizzling in the distance; intoxicating aromas drift into your nostrils; the colourful mix of spices and vegetables is easy to stare at; the taste is blissful.
If you’re short on time in Varanasi, try to knock off the following five experiences from your list.
Much of the vast country is filled with friendly globetrotters and even friendlier locals. Say hi, smile, and meeting people and making memories will be the least of your worries.
It’s a shame to only visit Nepal for its main claim to fame, Everest. The tallest mountain on Earth is spectacular, but it’s not the only attraction in the country.