My first blogging competition !

Hello Everyone ! I have joined my very first bloggers competition 🙂

This exciting competition is run by Kerala Tourism and it is directed towards travel bloggers, writers and photographers to take part in a 2 week trip to the amazing region of Kerala in India.

I have done a post about the houseboat rides you can take in Kerala, and you can check it out here.

I need your vote to be in the running for the trip to India 🙂 , all you have to do is click on the following link and vote for me. As my first contest, I’m just happy to be able to participate, but it would be an amazing opportunity if I won.

To vote for me click here 🙂 (voting closes on January 15th)

For more information about the contest visit the website Kerala Blog Express

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Going back to my roots with the “Know India Program”

In 2011, I took part of the best trip to India I could’ve made. I was a part of the “Know India Programme” or “KIP” for short.

What is it?

The “KIP” is organized by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs in partnership with Indian State Governments, and directed towards youth of Indian origin from ages 18 to 26.

Each programme is formed by 35 youngsters from all around the world and lasts for 3 weeks. During this time, they are taken around different places in India, from villages to historical sites, taught about the progress made by the country, take part in important conferences for diaspora and more.

The Ministry takes care of all expenses, including a 90% refund of plane tickets upon completion of the programme.

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