Finding Soul in Rishikesh, India.

Finding Soul in Rishikesh, India.

Experiencing an Ashram in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.  In hindsight, it seems only fitting that the final stop on my Indian journey (this time at least) was Rishikesh. I’ve come to realise that part of what draws me back to India is that it is a country full of...
How to Get Off the Beaten Track in Rajasthan, India.

How to Get Off the Beaten Track in Rajasthan, India.

This post is written to accompany my talk at Immersion Travel Magazine’s Sustainable Travel Summit, taking place between 1-4 June, 2017. For more info or to sign up for the conference – which is 100% free and online – click here!  Things to do in...
Is Solo Female Train Travel in India Safe?

Is Solo Female Train Travel in India Safe?

One of my favourite things about India is the train travel.  Planning a trip to India as a (solo) female traveller there are plenty of articles and blog posts out there about safety tips for women. What I couldn’t find much information on, however, was train...
Night Train to… The Land of Kings.

Night Train to… The Land of Kings.

For me there’s something inescapably romantic about the names of the train routes in India.

Regardless of the reality of a long journey, it’s far more tempting to get swept away by names like the “Island Express”, the

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...