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

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Let’s hear it from Vaibhav!

 

Where are you originally from?​
India

PEOPLE

In one word or sentence, how do you describe your people?
Very friendly and hospitable. In India there is a proverb “Atithi Devo Bhava” which means “Guests are GOD”!!

On a scale of 1-10, how well does your country speak English?
6

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

How do I say “hello/thank you/please/sorry” in your language?
hello/shukripa/kripa/Maafi

Are you more like laid back or party people?
You will find party people in Urban areas.

FOOD​

Best food? Weirdest food? Local food to try?
Biryani, Gulab Jamun, Chhole Bhatura, Dosa

Best drink? Local drink to try?
Shikanji, Lassi

How is breakfast served in your country?
We love to do breakfasts with our family. Poha, Idli , Paratha, Samosa are our favorite snacks for breakfast.

CULTURE​

The best festival to attend?
Diwali, It is a festival of light which is celebrated with great enthusiasm across the country.People wear new dresses, burn crackers and exchange sweets.

Which sport are you guys crazy about?
Whole Country is crazy about Cricket. In India Cricket is considered as religion and Sachin Tendulkar is considered as its God. The irony is that national game of India is Hockey and not cricket.

What is the craziest thing to do in your country?
You can join Holi celebrations, It is the most enjoyable thing to do.It is a festival of colors. People apply colors to each other and dance with colors spread out everywhere.

What excursions and/or activities do you extremely suggest that visitors MUST do?
There are so many things. India is called a land of diversities. You will find beaches, deserts, hill stations and more. You must visit Taj Mahal in Agra, River Ganges in Varanasi, Ellora Caves, Golden temple in Amritsar, Rohtang Pass and Hawa Mahal, Jaipur.

Are there any local customs a visitor should be sensitive to?
In India we respect every culture. The Indians love traditional Indian clothes. We greet each other with Namaste.

PLACES​

What is/are the most surreal places/landmarks to visit?
The most surreal places to visit are Great Rann of Kutch, Goa, Dudhsagar Falls, Ladakh .
Can you name a place that most people have not heard of? A secret spot perhaps!
Matheran Hill Station in Maharshtra

Where can visitors find the best beach?
Goa and Puducherry

If I’m staying for less than a week, which city should I choose?
Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata or Mumbai

COUNTRY​

In one word or sentence, how do you describe your country?
We describe India as country of “Unity in Diversity”

How many days at least should a visitor spend in your country?
You should take minimum one month to visit “Incredible India”. I am sure you will return with sweet memories of your visit.

When is the best time to visit?
I would suggest September-October as there will be very pleasant weather.

Can you give an interesting trivia about your country?
We consider and worship girls as Goddess but we always prefer baby boy !!

What is your country’s most popular stereotype/cliché? 
A popular stereotype is that India is a country of poor people. However that is no true. India holds a significant proportion of the world’s riches and Some of the world’s richest people live in India.

TRAVEL

Are you a traveler? Which place is your favorite so far?
Yes, I like to travel a lot. My favorite place is Mahabaleshwar in India.

What’s your best travel story?
My best travel story is visiting deserts of Rajasthan in India. I really loved the culture, traditions and people. The people were very friendly and loving. They guided and helped me throughout my tour. I loved the desert sunsets and cool nights of deserts.

Why do you love traveling? 
I love travelling because I love to experience different cultures, traditions and history. I love to visit historical monuments and love to read the story behind them.

ABOUT VAIBHAV

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