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City Review: Mumbai

Originally posted on travelux:
Mumbai is one of the most populated cities in the world and the biggest city in India in general. Before 1996, the official name of the city was Bombay, which is the name most people living there still prefer. Mumbai is definitely a wide-spread city and depending on where you stay, there are many things to see. Our city review of Mumbai gives you an impression of the most visited and popular spots in the city! Find more content about Mumbai on our city page! Admittedly, our planning may not have been ideal as we only had one day effectively in Mumbai. Getting around with Uber was our motto, which worked out so-so. Depending on the English skills of the drivers, they sometimes found us, sometimes not. In the end, this cost us a lot of time, but hey make the best of it! Walking along Marine Drive Marine Drive is right perfect for strolling around as we were able to enjoy skyline views of the Indian city! Walking is something rather…

A Girl Packing for India – The List I Wish I Would Have Had

Originally posted on Voyaging Ventures:
When I started packing for my first international trip, I made so many mistakes! I am still not an expert, but I have learned so much from India! I want to make sure that you do not make the mistakes I did. Before I get to the actual packing list I wish I had used, let me tell you a few packing tips to make your life easier! Pre-pack: I cannot stress this enough- Pack everything in the suitcases you are using just like you will for the trip two weeks ahead of time! This will give you an excuse to get everything you need early, see how much your bags weigh, and help you adjust what you are bringing. Have a small carry on and personal item: Running through the German airport and almost missing my flight was terrible. I wish I would have just had my backpack and a duffel bag, so take it from me if you have short layovers and are unfamiliar with the international airports…