Welcome to Soul Travel Blog!
Hi! We’re Ellie and Ravi, a travel-loving couple wandering along the world and trying to make a positive difference along the way. You can find out more about us and how we came to be writing this blog here.
Soul Travel Blog is a responsible travel blog, sharing stories from our journeys where we try to travel as sustainably as possible. You’ll find us exploring off the beaten path, or on it, looking for mindful travel solutions. Our goal is to make responsible travel easy.
Are you ready to discover the most exciting and sustainable places to visit in the world? Get started on the blog!
some of our favourites
Punting down narrow, muddy creeks, as the sun rose in the background, our eyes were peeled. Watching for any sign of movement or a noise that was different from the muted splosh of water around the boat, or the tweeting kingfishers. As we watched the dense jungle, we wondered..read more
Curious about travel in Bangladesh? Read my top Bangladesh travel tips including advice for female travellers to Bangladesh, and what you need to know before you go to Bangladesh.read more
The Smallprint: Some of the organisations mentioned in this post hosted me or gave me a discount. As always, the stories, experiences and opinions expressed here are purely my own. This post contains affiliate links. For more information on affiliates and what type of...read more
I spent just under a week exploring the desert of Kutch with Kutch Adventures India. In a place that sees few foreign visitors (and many of who do come make a beeline straight for the Great Rann of Kutch), I had a different experience.read more
One of the top reasons to travel to India, is the food. With many warnings about “Delhi Belly”, here’s how to enjoy home-cooked, local Indian food, with a happy stomach!read more
Great rail journeys from around the world. From Bulgaria, to Cuba to Iran, here are some of the best train journeys with views you won’t want to miss!read more
The road from Leh to Nubra Valley is around 115km and usually takes about 5-6 hours from Leh. The route takes you over the spectacular Khardung La Pass – along the highest motor able road in the world – and up to heights ofread more
Why travel to Iran? For a country crippled by the West, Iran is starting to open up. Travellers may now just be its golden ticket.read more
Those who've been to India will know. Unlike other countries, train travel in India is many things. But being 'turn-up-and-go' is definitely not one of them, especially not for foreigners. I tend to subscribe to the saying that you haven't been to India (let alone...read more
Chandelao Garh is the home of former generals of Marwar (as the region of Jodphur, Rajasthan, was once known). The main part of the house was built in 1744 and has been well looked after to retain its charm and beauty.read more
I woke up early to the sounds of trumpeting mixed in with calls of the resident roosters from my village homestay. The elephants had come up to the village from the forest---something they don't normally do. But today, they had an appointment: with the vet. I'd come...read more
The London to Fort William Sleeper. The Scottish Highlands have always held a mystical appeal to me. And in my book---there's no better way to travel than to fall asleep in the suburbs of London, muggy in the august heat, and waking up to the fresh air of the Scottish...read more