India presents many diverse and lucrative opportunities for foreign investors and exporters. The population is huge and the economy is growing at exponential rates. The Indian government has initiated many institutional reforms to improve business and as a result India’s rating by the World Bank’s “Doing Business” review has seen a huge jump this past … Continue reading Tips for Doing Business in India
Polite phrases like “Thank You” and “Please” may seem like a given for proper etiquette in the west where they are thrown around so frequently that they become almost irrelevant. However, in India “thank you” and “please” are not used nearly so often or with quite the casual nonchalance. Rather, these niceties are only used … Continue reading How to Show Appreciation in India (Hint: Don’t Say Thank You)
Ayurvedic medicine is the deeply profound and complex healing practice of India. The very name means no less than “Life Knowledge” in Sanskrit and as the name implies, it is much more than just a healing system. This ancient practice examines the entire human—looking at personality, body type and energetics to recommend everything from diet … Continue reading Ayurveda – An Introduction to the Ancient Healing Practice of India
April – May: Gaumukh Tapovan and the Pangarchulla summit The Gaumkh Tapovan trek will give you mesmerizing views of Mt. Shivling and the Bhagirathi sisters peaks. The second week of May is the best time to do this route and you are sure to enjoy not only startling mountain views, but also unforgettable sunrises and … Continue reading Indian Himalaya dream list of summer treks
We often think of India as the home of the magnificent Taj Mahal, the majestic Ganges and the mystic Himalayas, but to the south there’s a whole new world rich in culture and history. If you’re looking to escape the beaten tourist path and the chaotic cities of the north head to South India. This … Continue reading Go South!