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7 Best Places to Visit in Lucknow

Lucknow, commonly referred to as the “City of Nawabs,” is a bustling destination brimming with the charm of the Royals who used to call this place home.

British and Mughal influences are evident in the local architecture. Plus, both Hindi and Urdu are widely spoken here. The amalgamation of the two languages is evident in the local vernacular, which is very pleasing to the ears. Uttar Pradesh and its capital city are filled with many tourist attractions and experiences.

If you’re planning a visit to India anytime soon, here are the best places to visit in Lucknow.

How To Solo Travel For The First Time

Solo travel is one of the most freeing and liberating experiences you can ever have in your life. If you don’t have the ability to go on holiday with friends or a partner this summer, what’s stopping you from leaving home and enjoying some time to yourself?

Solo travel can be a great experience and a wonderful way to increase your confidence. This year, why not make a name for yourself around the world?

How to Take Photos of Yourself While Traveling Solo

When you’re traveling, it’s important to take photos as a reminder of your journey. But what if you want to create memories of these great locations and you’re traveling alone?

If you don’t have a companion to take photos of you, all is not lost. It’s quite simple to set up a decent self-portrait regardless of whether you use a camera phone, a DSLR, or a compact camera. All you need is a little time and preparation, and hopefully this short guide will give you a few ideas to put into practice.

Fat Camp 2018 + a Giveaway!

Hey there, curvy travelers!

I’ve been helping out with a major behind-the-scenes project over the last few months and I can finally reveal what’s been in the works.

If you’re part of the Fat Girls Traveling community on Facebook, you’ve probably already heard the news, but there’s an upcoming Fat Camp happening this August in the Blue Ridge Mountains! We’re talking a plus-size-only, no-diet-talk-allowed retreat in North Carolina with plus-size influencers like:

Reclaiming My Own Power Through Travel

Growing up, my family wasn’t exactly the travel type of family. In fact, my first experience on a plane wasn't until I was 22. At that time, my job required me to fly to Dallas. This trip wasn't a vacation, but I would have a chance to see a new city.

It was my first taste of the travel life, and I had dreamed about this day forever!

As the trip approached, doubt and fear began to creep into my mind. Most of the stories I had heard about heavier people flying were terrifying. We’ve all heard them. . . the stories of heavier people having to purchase two seats just so they can fit, or of average-sized people getting angry because they feel too crowded sitting next to a heavier person.