LONDON (Reuters) – Tour operator Thomas Cook said the influence from unrest within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) can be worse than expected as holidaymakers avoided destinations in Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco.
With directs flights for less than £200 return, India feels less and less like an extended-haul vacation spot, and regardless of where you land on this huge sub-continent, you’ll find the costs straightforward on your pocket. Eating out is particularly cheap, particularly if you’re vegetarian; cities like Chennai provide great selection for veggies and in lots of restaurants you may enjoy a thali (meal) for 2 for 600 rupees (underneath £8). Food in southern states like Kerala is unlike most Indian dishes you will eat in Britain, but don’t spend too much time indulging, as there are elephants and tigers to spot in Periyar National Park and coconut-palm beaches like Cherai, 25km from Kochi city.
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