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India’s Cup

Our Favourite Photos of Karnataka

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These photos of Karnataka show the state’s many treasures. Photo by Drouyn Cambridge   Karnataka may not be the most famous state we visit on the India’s Cup minimal assistance rally. However, it is home to a variety of sites historical, natural, and spiritual. Within its large expanse there is much […]

Why We Love the Nature of Tamil Nadu

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Introducing the incredible nature of Tamil Nadu. Photo by Sarath Kuchi   On the India’s Cup we explore South India, beginning in the bustling city of Chennai. This is the capital of Tamil Nadu, and the first portion of the adventure is spent driving through this varied and gorgeous land. Here are […]

Kerala or Goa: Which State is Your Favourite?

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People often ask us, if we had to pick a favourite state, Goa or Kerala, which would be. Now we answer!   We’re lucky: on the the India’s Cup we visit both Goa and Kerala. Both have unique charms, but some people demand answer: if we had to pick a favourite, what […]

What Makes Goa So Special?

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Goa, the final destination for the India’s Cup, really is special.   After 11 days and almost 1500 miles, participants on the India’s Cup reach the minimal assistance rally’s final destination: Panaji, capital of the union territory of Goa. For decades, Goa has been a popular tourist destination, for many the […]

Mysore Palace: India’s Most Beautiful Building?

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Introducing the Mysore Palace, one of India’s grandest architectural marvels. Photo by Spiros Vathis While the India’s Cup features many special sights, both natural and man-made, few locations can compare with what participants see at the Mysore Palace. Though the itself is modern, rebuilt after fire, it fits perfectly among the many […]

Free Pre-Activated Sim Cards for Tourists Entering India on E-Visas!

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A Helpful initiative for tourists in India: free pre-activated sim cards on arrival.   Using a phone abroad can be a nightmare for travelers, with hidden costs and service problems always a possibility. When arriving in fast-paced and sometimes confusing India, having a sim card is a great help for […]

Why You Should Drive Tamil Nadu’s East Coast Road

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Many say that Tamil Nadu’s East Coast Road is one of South India’s essential drives. Photo by Ashwin Kumar With it’s scenic views left to the Bay of Bengal, Tamil Nadu’s East Coast Road is one of the best highways to drive in Southern India, taking you from Chennai right […]

Prepare To Sing National Anthem at Indian Cinemas

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If you’re in India and want to catch a movie, don’t be surprised when the audience stands to attention just before the film starts: it is now mandatory to sing the national anthem at Indian Cinemas.   When travelling to India, going to the movies is an essential experience. Whether you worship all […]

The Beautiful Backwaters of Kerala

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 When travelling to South India, the beautiful backwaters of Kerala are unmissable. Here’s why:   What are the backwaters of Kerala?     Originally formed by water coming down from the Western Ghats, the beautiful Kerala backwaters are a series of connected lagoons, running along almost half the length of […]

India’s 500 and 1000 Rupee Notes to be Abolished

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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made the shock announcement that 500 and 1000 Rupee notes are to be abolished immediately, and those in circulation must be deposited before the end of the year. Modi has surprised many with the sudden discontinuation of the 500 and 1000 Rupee notes (valued at roughly […]