India

Instagram Roundup: My Daily Life in Chennai

Brianne Miers - February 21, 2015

My home base for the seven weeks I spent in India working for The Travel Scientists was Chennai, formerly known as Madras. Chennai is the fourth-largest city in India and the capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu on the eastern coast. Despite its population, it’s not as popular with travelers as the larger, northern cities, and that is exactly why I enjoyed the days that I spent there. Because …

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Instagram Roundup: India’s Cup

Brianne Miers - January 31, 2015

After my respite in Sri Lanka, I hit the road again with The Travel Scientists, this time in a car. India’s Cup Ambassador car rally took me through six southern Indian states over two weeks. Even though I desperately missed the excitement of traveling by rickshaw, we were able to cover a lot more ground and take in some incredibly diverse and stunning scenery.

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Instagram Roundup: Rickshaw Challenge

Brianne Miers - January 10, 2015
at the salt flats during the Rickshaw Challenge

I arrived in India for the first time on December 28 for my first paid travel gig and was immediately sucked into the whirlwind of insanity that is the Rickshaw Challenge. The 10 days that followed were some of the most exhilarating – and exhausting – of my life. Here are a few highlights from those crazy days, as seen on Instagram.    

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