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In this Varanasi, India Podcast episode:

We discuss:

  • Feature Topic: We reveal how we save thousands of travel dollars a year just by being clued up about taxi scams.
  • Local Interview: Featuring Mariellen of, we learn about the history of Varanasi, local food and more!
  • $5 Food: Curry with a view, and some of the most buttery bread on the planet!
  • $5 Fun/Travel: We take a boat ride along the Ganges for less than $5 in Varanasi, India.


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How to become a housesitting pro in just 3 months.

TBEX – The Largest Travel bloggers event in the world.

6 Lessons We Wish We’d learned Before Holi Festival

Interview guest – Mariellen from
Dolphin Restaurant (Approximate Location – overlooking the Ganges)
Kashi Chaat Bhandar (Indian food mentioned by Mariellen)
Banaras Hindu University location ($5 sightseeing tip).


Photos from Varanasi, India Podcast

Varanasi photo blog – some of our best shots from Varanasi

Varanasi India Podcast

Dashashwamedh Ghat, Aarti. The Ganges is a divine spirit.

Varanasi, India Podcast - Ganges Boat Trip

Our oarsman for our boat ride down the Ganges



Varanasi India Podcast - Malai Kofta

Malai Kofta at Dolphin Restaurant




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