Take It From A Local: Charvi From India!

Let’s hear it from Charvi!

 

Where are you originally from?​ 
India

PEOPLE

In one word or sentence, how do you describe your people?
People in our country are lovely and religious. They have their own traditional and cultures. We have varieties of food varying from state to state.

On a scale of 1-10, how well does your country speak English?
7

Can you give a key phrase/word/expression that people in your country usually say?
Namaste!

How do I say “hello/thank you/please/sorry” in your language?
Hello can be replaces with Namaste, thank you, please and sorry remains the same.

Are you more like laid back or party people?
Party people

FOOD​

Best food? Weirdest food? Local food to try?
Our food varies from state to state. Just to name a few for Gujarat it is Gathiya, Fafda, Khaman etc. For Maharashtra it is Vadapav, Misal Pav etc. For Kerala/Karnataka it is Dosa, Idli, Uttapam etc. For Bengal it is Sandesh, Rasgulla etc

Best drink? Local drink to try?
Tadi from Maharashtra

How is breakfast served in your country?
Breakfast includes Poha, Upma, Idli, Thepla, Bread etc

CULTURE​

The best festival to attend?
Diwali is the best festival

Which sport are you guys crazy about?
We are crazy about Cricket.

What is the craziest thing to do in your country?
Craziest thing is to fly kites in Uttrayan, which is on 14th-15th of January every year and to celebrate Holi which is in the month of March.

What excursions and/or activities do you extremely suggest that visitors MUST do?
River rafting, trekking to Dharmshala and a road trip to Leh Ladakh

Are there any local customs a visitor should be sensitive to?
No there are no local customs.

PLACES​

What is/are the most surreal places/landmarks to visit?
Taj Mahal, India Gate, Leh, Andamans, Manali and Panchgani

Can you name a place that most people have not heard of? A secret spot perhaps!
Dharamshala and Lavasa

Where can visitors find the best beach?
Andamans, Goa, Daman, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh

If I’m staying for less than a week, which city should I choose?
Goa if you love beaches, Delhi and Agra if you love to see monuments and Mumbai if you love to shop and see minor of both monuments and Beaches.

COUNTRY​

In one word or sentence, how do you describe your country?
Colourful

How many days at least should a visitor spend in your country?
At least 20 days

When is the best time to visit?
November – February

Can you give an interesting trivia about your country? 
India is the birthplace of Chess. All of India is under a single time zone.

What is your country’s most popular stereotype/cliché?
Women’s are not allowed to visit temples when they are menstruating and at some places they are even not allowed to touch anything in the house. They have to stay away with everything those 5 days.

TRAVEL

Are you a traveler? Which place is your favorite so far?
Yes, I am a traveler. In India, Ladakh is my favourite and in overseas I love Maldives.

What’s your best travel story?
Our trip to Bali. We have been there for our honeymoon. It was amazing experience there since when we have thought to build our own blog and write about all our travels and experiences. Bali is so amazing and has many hidden places which are breathtaking. The amazing place which I loved the most was Git-Git waterfall-the real ice bucket challenge if you would jump in.

Why do you love traveling? 
Travel is love. I love traveling because I love to explore hidden places existing on the earth. To travel and to share the same with everyone is the primary motto. We are a couple travel bloggers and our tagline inspire our readers to travel more and more: Everybody is in Love With Travel but the matter of fact is only few of them discover this love.

ABOUT CHARVI

Instagram: @lovewithtravel
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/lovewithtravel
Website/Blog: http://www.lovewithtravel.com
Love with travel is a travel and lifestyle blog covering all the travel tips, places and travel essentials one need before or during their travel. Our aim is to inspire more and more people to travel with the utmost care so that they do not face any trouble overseas or within their country itself. We have been to 4+ countries and many states. We have collaborated with 35+ brand and resorts.
Facebook URL: http://www.facebook.com/l0vewithtravel
E-mail: charvi@lovewithtravel.com


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