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Love Your Smartphone: The Best Apps for Travelling in India

Love Your Smartphone: The Best Apps for Travelling in India

Being prepared is always a good bet, whether you’re just going on a day long outing in your own country, or travelling to the other side of the world. Some of these mobile apps can be very helpful in India - so don’t forget to download them before you’re trip! [caption id="attachment_13561" align="aligncenter" width="357"...
2 Dec, 2015 by Vera 
Your Uber Rickshaw Is Arriving Now

Your Uber Rickshaw Is Arriving Now

The revolutionary, app-based cab service is on a route to expand even further. Uber already has quite a presence in India, but this time, they decided to incorporate India’s most beloved form of transportation into their profile: the Uber Rickshaw service, ready to rule the world! [caption id="attachment_13549" align="alignce...
27 Nov, 2015 by Vera 
History of the Rickshaw a.k.a. the Revolutionary Immigrant

History of the Rickshaw a.k.a. the Revolutionary Immigrant

Time for a short history lesson! Broaden your view of this mini-automotive wonder and appreciate just how far it has come. [caption id="attachment_13541" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Human-powered Rickshaw. Photo by Kathy MacPhee[/caption]   The earliest notes of rickshaw-like vehicles come from 17th century Fr...
23 Nov, 2015 by Vera 
The Rickshaw Challenge Takes to the Clouds with Etihad

The Rickshaw Challenge Takes to the Clouds with Etihad

We proudly announce that the Mumbai Xpress 2015 has been featured as the cover story in the September issue of Etihad Airways’ inflight magazine!`   In “Driven to Distraction – The Mighty Rickshaw Challenge”, Jamie Lafferty, a Scottish writer and photographer, writes about his experiences from this year’s rally...
10 Sep, 2015 by Barbara 
Crazy Roads & Wild Parties - The Mumbai Xpress 2015 Takes Its Course

Crazy Roads & Wild Parties - The Mumbai Xpress 2015 Takes Its Course

Two weeks of crazy adventures lie behind our 17 brave teams participating in this year's Mumbai Xpress, a rickshaw adventure across India for the daring ones. We've already reported from the first days of the challenge, now you can find our teams made it till the finish line and what adventures they met on their way!   ...
24 Aug, 2015 by Barbara 
Costumes & Three Wheels: The Mumbai Xpress 2015 Begins

Costumes & Three Wheels: The Mumbai Xpress 2015 Begins

One of the toughest three-wheeled adventures in the Travel Scientists' repertoire, the Mumbai Xpress is an ambitious feet from Mumbai to Chennai, a journey that traverses most of South India and the better part of 2000km - all during the infamous monsoon season. As our nutty teams kick off from India's largest metropolis, are th...
14 Aug, 2015 by Jennifer Walker 
Survival Tips for Traveling India During Monsoon Season

Survival Tips for Traveling India During Monsoon Season

Traveling India during monsoon season might have its disadvantages, but it definitely also has its own magic. Here are a few survival tips for the adventurous and for those who are not discouraged by a few rain drops. Packing First of all, make sure that your backpack/suitcase is waterproof. During rainy season...
22 Jul, 2015 by Barbara 
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