Night Train to… The Highlands.

Night Train to… The Highlands.

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 glens. The Caledonian...
The Truth About Vipassana.

The Truth About Vipassana.

“The Truth is Closer than an Eyelash”, my yoga teacher in Kerala had said to me, on more than one occasion. Searching to find out who to attribute this wisdom to (other than to him), I was met with another kind of truth.  The truth that apparently false...
Brexit: How much should Politics Impact Travel?

Brexit: How much should Politics Impact Travel?

Waking up to the news this morning that the UK had voted to Brexit and Leave the European Union, my stomach turned.  It felt like waking up from a bad dream, only to discover that that dream was not a dream at all. As a Brit living in the Netherlands for the last 6...