2018, A Year of Finding Home

Arizona hiking Monument Valley

After spending so much of 2017 on my own, I made it a plan in 2018 to build up more of a community in my life again. I did this in two ways: Finding a home base so I didn’t have to live out of a backpack anymore. Planning my trips based on which friends […]

A Complete Guide to Visiting the Taj Mahal

Guide to Visiting the Taj Mahal | Agra Sightseeing | India Travels

Everything your should know before visiting the Taj Mahal. This is how to plan the perfect visit to a famous World Wonder.   Although usually one to dread overly touristy spots, visiting the Taj Mahal had always been a dream of mine – as I’m sure is the case for many of you reading this […]

2 Weeks in India: An Itinerary for Rajasthan

2 Weeks in India - Rajasthan Itinerary

Even if you only have 2 weeks in India, it’s possible to pack in a lot when you narrow your trip to one state. India was always one of those places at the back of my mind, often in my thoughts as a faraway land that I dreamed of going to one day. The truth […]

How Much Does a Trip to India Cost? A Budget for Two Weeks

How much does a trip to India cost? - Backpacking India for Two Weeks | Asia Travel

How much does a trip to India cost? A look at the average per-day cost of backpacking India for two weeks on a mid-range budget. To continue my travel budgeting series around Asia, next up is India! I’d been wanting to go to India for years, but it was always one of the few countries […]

Food to Try From Around the World

Foods To Try From Around the World

I know, there have been a lot of food posts on here recently! In any case, I promise I’ll be changing up my posts a bit more after this one, but I did want to share with you all a touch of international food culture with the help of a few friends in the blogging […]

Travel Misconceptions: India

Travel Misconceptions - India

One of my goals on The Atlas Heart is to break down travel misconceptions or judgments about places and ideas. Perhaps it could be that destination that everyone warns you not to visit because of how dangerous it is, or maybe you yourself had preconceived notions that were proven wrong once you arrived to where […]