Alleppey houseboats

DON’T get a Houseboat at Kerala Backwaters (Do THIS Instead)

Tommo Fun

Were you thinking of hiring a houseboat in Kerala? The quintessential way to see the backwaters, or so the Kerala tourist authority will tell you, is by houseboat – not surprising, as this is also by far the most expensive way to see them. Although there are some positive reasons to splash out (hilarious pun) on an overpriced houseboat, there are a host of other cheaper, better value options. Alleppey …

16 Asian Taxi scams (and how to beat them)

Tommo Travel Tips

Taxi drivers all over Asia know how to extort foreigners, and locals. We’ve encountered our fair share of Asian taxi scams but North Indian taxi drivers are by far the most sneaky. Even the most experienced traveller can easily fall prey to some of the lesser used tricks. Not all of these are hardcore scams exactly, some are just ways to eek a few extra dollars out of ignorant foreigners. …

Lamb Brains Curry, Delhi, India

Eating Lamb Brains Curry in Delhi, India (w/Video)

Tommo Food, Tommo-Eats-Something-Terrible, Video Blogs

It’s time for some zombie food! At some point in your life, as a carnivore, you’ve probably eaten brains. You might not have known about it. You might not want to think about it. But reconstituted meat, burgers, hot dogs… who knows what goes into them! If you are Scottish, you’ve almost certainly chowed down on some mind-meat. There is a difference from eating brains ground with other meat and …

Holi Festival Jaipur Eye

6 Lessons We Wish We’d learned Before Holi Festival

Tommo Fun, Video Blogs

Holi – The festival of colour! You’ve seen the photos and now you want to go to India and have the real experience for yourself. But, there is more to Holi festival and getting the most out of the experience than is at first apparent. This is our guide to help you learn from our mistakes and maximise the fun! Holi Festival has been on our bucket list for sometime. …

How to Get Your India Visa in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Megsy Travel Tips

What’s the process? How easy is it? When we started looking up how to apply for our Indian Visa in Phnom Penh, many travel forums spoke of large difficulties in processing. Having to resubmit paperwork due to small errors or pay for the embassy staff to make the changes. Uncertainty on whether you can can apply for the full 6 month visa rather than being penalised with only 3 months, …