If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you might have noticed that I’ve been traveling in India with my friend Hannah for the past few weeks. I tried to snap as many photos as I could so I could share with you, so check them out below and enjoy!

First things first… Passport: Check.

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

Globetrotting.

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

Things got colorful at the Holi festival (read more about the celebration here):

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

…And I mean really colorful:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

So, I took a paint-splattered selfie for proof:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

My bestie Hannah rocked the painted lady look too:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

Sported pink locks for a few days after the festival (apparently the paint doesn’t wash out very easily):

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

I was captivated by all of the dahlias everywhere:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

Had a chance to cross a few things off my bucket list, like getting a lesson in block printing:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

…and getting an ornate henna tattoo:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

Snapped this photo with my favorite travel companion (Hannah and I traveled to Africa together last year…you can see photos here, here and here):

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There were beautiful details everywhere we looked:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India
Photo Diary: My Adventures in India
Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

I loved the Indian architecture:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

Made a statement, all the way from India…#equality:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

Shopped the colorful markets. Found so many treasures!

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

Took in the view at the Taj Mahal:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

…then played photographer for a bit:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India
Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

Got a new perspective on “street style”:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

Then, I made my way to Delhi with this shutterbug:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

Took in the gorgeous glow from these Tibetan butter lamps:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

So we headed to Nepal and shopped for beautiful flower necklaces:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

…where I made a new friend:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

…and discovered a new word to live by:

Photo Diary: My Adventures in India

Overall, my trip was an incredible, eye-opening experience. I already can’t wait to go back.

Do you have any exciting vacations coming up?

Tell me about your travel plans in the comments below!

XO Lauren

Photo: LaurenConrad via Instagram

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