Rajasthan: An Ethical Travel Guide.

Rajasthan: An Ethical Travel Guide.

Ethical Travel in Rajasthan. Rajasthan is a true state of contrasts. From desert scrub to holy lakes, one thing that is hard to grasp for the first-time (or even repeat) visitor is the sheer size of the place. I was fortunate enough to have three weeks to explore the...
Discovering the Real Desert in Rajasthan.

Discovering the Real Desert in Rajasthan.

Sand and sun stretched before me, as far as my eyes could see. Dotted with huts, buildings and endless scrub, I’d left any romantic visions of mountainous sand dunes and empty desert at home. After all, this is India and not Arabia. Spotless and dramatic sand...
Chandelao Garh: Staying in a Rajasthani Village. 

Chandelao Garh: Staying in a Rajasthani Village. 

Editorial Disclosure – I’d like to thank Chandelao Garh for hosting my 2 night stay with them. As always, all views expressed here are my own and represent the opinions of Soul Travel Blog. For more information on what type of organisations I work with, you can...
Should I Visit Dharavi Slum in Mumbai?

Should I Visit Dharavi Slum in Mumbai?

“City tour, see outdoor laundry, slum tour??” Were the cries of hopeful / would be travel agents that greeted me on my recent wanderings around Mumbai. There are a few parts of the world that seem to have become famous for the insights that they offer into the living...
The Rise of Sustainable Hotels in Mumbai?

The Rise of Sustainable Hotels in Mumbai?

India, and her biggest city at that, may not seem like the obvious choice for sustainable travel, or for sustainable hotels. Finding sustainable hotels in Mumbai might sound like an unlikely prospect. India certainly has challenges with the state of her environment...
First Time India: What to Expect.

First Time India: What to Expect.

I’d dreamed of going to India all my life. I’d always wake up from fitful sleep on flights to Asia whilst flying over the subcontinent.  Not once, or twice—but every single time. When I took time off work to travel last year, the only country I knew...
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