India

Oh-so energetic Holi Festival could easily be categorized as any shade of our travel rainbow, but we happen to think orange looks extra fabulous. India’s festival of colors has been celebrated for centuries, signifying the victory of good over evil. It’s a day filled with happiness, love, and some of the best energy around — just make sure you’re down to get completely saturated with powdery dye. Don’t worry; it’s highly worth it.

Sri Lanka’s neighbor to the north, India, has a similar leniency to marijuana. Although it’s technically illegal, it’s so prevalent that you can even purchase cannabis from government-owned shops in the form of bhang, a type of weed-milkshake. Some Indian states have legalized or decriminalized personal use ganja, making it even easier to get some on your holiday.

Sri Lanka’s neighbor to the north, India, has a similar leniency to marijuana. Although it’s technically illegal, it’s so prevalent that you can even purchase cannabis from government-owned shops in the form of bhang, a type of weed-milkshake. Some Indian states have legalized or decriminalized personal use ganja, making it even easier to get some on your holiday.

Must go to Varanassi and Ladakh in the north of the country

Oh-so energetic Holi Festival could easily be categorized as any shade of our travel rainbow, but we happen to think orange looks extra fabulous. India’s festival of colors has been celebrated for centuries, signifying the victory of good over evil. It’s a day filled with happiness, love, and some of the best energy around — just make sure you’re down to get completely saturated with powdery dye. Don’t worry; it’s highly worth it.

Map of India

India Lists

India Images

India Articles

  • 25 of the Best Things to Do in Pakistan

    Pakistan: the land of magnificent mountains and landscapes, an endless array of culinary magic, the friendliest people you’ll ever meet, glittering shrines, 400-year-old forts, and then some. The infrequently-visited South Asian nation is blessed in so many aspects, yet still remains free from the annoyances of mass tourism. To travel in Pakistan is to enter […]

    Read more...
  • 21 of the Most Romantic Lake Resorts Around the World

    Brace yourself: you’re about to get lost in brilliant blue waters, beautiful high peaks, and lush emerald forests. Whether you dream of exploring Patagonia’s other-worldly landscapes, trekking alongside lions in Africa, or relaxing in European hot pools with majestic mountains jutting across the skyline, these top lake resorts promise the perfect balance of rest, romance, […]

    Read more...
  • 9 Blue Places You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

    We promise you won’t get the blues from any of these blue places. But you will have to endure a few cheesy puns… sorry not sorry. Blue villages, blue caves, blue sinkholes that look like they’re straight out of the movie Jaws — our world is teeming with sapphire splendor, and the ocean is just […]

    Read more...
  • 33 of the Best Things to Do in India

    India is a vibrant and cacophonous country with something new around every corner. The nation is home to some of the highest mountains in the world, vast expanses of picturesque beaches, cool hill stations, and famous backwaters. India is the birthplace of yoga and a home to the Dalai Lama. Its people are incredibly diverse, […]

    Read more...
  • 14 Green Places You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

    “Are they talking about sustainability or what?”  —Most people, before reading this introduction. No folks, we’re talking about literal green places— although it makes sense that the two usually go hand-in-hand. From rainforests and misty pine tree-covered wonderlands to emerald-colored palaces and living, breathing skyscrapers, “green travel” brings an impressive amount of beauty. Buckle up and […]

    Read more...
  • 11 Orange Places You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

    Dreamsicle-colored deserts (not desserts, for once) cover our planet…and they’re not the only show-stopping orange places around the globe. Orange festivals, orange cities, orange monuments —whether you prefer to sweat your way through arid ginger-scapes or dance through a valley of delicate flowers, you’ll have ample opportunity for both. Check out these 11 orange travel […]

    Read more...
  • 11 Red Travel Destinations For Your Bucket List

    Ah, the rich color of red. Often associated with love and romance (or anger for a stark contrast!), this hue is undeniably bold and assertive regardless of what it denotes. But when it comes to traveling the world, the color red offers an entirely different experience. Cherry-colored lakes and ornate temples drenched in scarlet are […]

    Read more...
  • 36 of the Most Colorful Places in the World

    Curiously crimson landscapes that are (somehow) natural and Gatorade-level hues of blue are found in droves across our travel rainbow—along with every other eclectic shade in between. Mother Nature formed and human-made alike, these destinations provide a hearty dose of monochromatic magnificence that’ll have you reconsidering your favorite color left and right. Toss out everything you […]

    Read more...
  • 20 Pink Places You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

    Dive into the trendiest color of the decade. Whether you’ve just hopped on the pink train or have always loved the color, check out these photo-worthy pink places around the world to satisfy your pink obsession while traveling. 23 Prettiest Pink Places in the World With a combination of Gothic, Roman and Baroque design, Tan […]

    Read more...
  • Amazing Travel Destinations for Yoga Retreats

    Once upon a time, traveling yogis made pilgrimages to the birthplace of their practice — India— to learn from their gurus. While India still makes the hot list of best yoga destinations, modern yogis are blessed with a variety of international destinations to choose from when they head off on a soul-searching adventure. Here are […]

    Read more...
  • Best Weed-Friendly Countries for Travel in 2022

    Travel doesn’t have to put a wrench in your favorite hobby. Recently, Canada made headlines by legalizing the recreational use of cannabis, full stop. But they’re not the first country to do so — nor are they the only weed-friendly destination in the world. From navigating the world of flying with weed to booking stays […]

    Read more...
  • 6 Reasons Instagram Loves India’s Pink City Jaipur

    Today, you can’t scroll through your Instagram feed without seeing influencers and pals posting photos of Jaipur, India’s ‘Pink City.’ The capital of the Rajasthan state, Jaipur is bustling with people and bursting with color — most notably, shades of delicious pink. But, contrary to popular belief, this Pink City didn’t happen by chance. In […]

    Read more...