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Why I’m Dreaming of Maharashtra, India.

As one of the less visited states of India (if we don’t count Mumbai for a second) Maharashtra does not have many options for group tours or organised trips. It especially does not have many options for responsible tourism.   Until now.

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Discovering Nubra, Ladakh – Part One: Leh to Sumur.

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 of

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Trekking the Sham Valley Ladakh: Really a “Baby Trek”?!

I’m not an experienced trekker. In fact, I’m the kind of walker who likes a short stroll around the countryside on a Sunday afternoon followed by a longer visit to the pub. But on occasion, I have been persuaded to venture out for a little longer – all in the name of a good view.

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Responsible Travel Tips for Iran.

Iran is a country that is just opening up for tourism. Here’s how to ensure tourism benefits locals and top tips for responsible travel in Iran.

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Staying in a Silk Road Caravanserai in Iran.

A process of travelling the Silk Roads became established over the hundreds of years, and as much as anything “Silk Road” became synonymous with exchange, meeting and the process of travelling.

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July Summary & August Travel Plans.

This is my monthly summary post with high points of the month, not-so-high-points and what’s next for Soul Travel Blog.Recapping July.I finally made it to Iran! I wrote back in February about wanting to visit this beautiful country most of all this year, and after...

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How to Get an Iranian Visa in London, UK.

Getting an Iranian Visa in London, UK (2017).  This information was correct as of June 2017 and is reflective of my experience only. Please check for the current requirements, costs and procedures on the UK Iranian Embassy's Website.  Iran is many things. A country...

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Why Travel to Iran?!

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.

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The “Digital Nomad Life”: A Review, One Year In.

Beyond indulging myself in nostalgic ramblings in this post, my hope is that it will help anyone thinking about taking the plunge into full-time blogging or freelancing, and that it will give a perspective that this time last year, I did not see.  Disclaimer: The aim...

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Discovering the Vineyards of Northern Spain on a Road Trip.

Editorial Note: Thank you to Wine Tourism Spain for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions expressed on Soul Travel Blog are my own. All images are courtesy of Wine Tourism Spain. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I have to pinch myself to remind myself of...

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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 - and place...

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May Summary & June Travel Plans.

(Main Post image c.Flickr/Simon Hammond) This is my monthly summary post with high points of the month, not-so-high-points and what’s next for Soul Travel Blog. Recapping May. My passport is looking seriously dusty. It hasn't been moved since March when I went for a...

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Review: Luxury & Sustainability at One Aldwych, London.

One Aldwych London Hotel Review. There's nothing quite like a hotel that not only looks good, offers high end service, an amazing location, the type of crisp bed-linnen you want to curl up in (the list goes on) and actually does good too. Since I arrived back in...

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Where Wouldn’t You Visit in the World?

Would you Go To Zimbabwe? Last week it was announced that TBEX - one of the largest conventions for Travel Bloggers and Travel Brands, attracting around 500 attendees per pop, would be hosting their 2018 International Conference in Harare, Zimbabwe. Yep, Zimbabwe. The...

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April Summary & May Travel Plans.

This is my monthly summary post with high points of the month, not-so-high-points and what’s next for Soul Travel Blog. Recapping April.  Somehow it always felt a lot easier to write monthly recaps when I was constantly on-the-move. Because the truth is, isn't it...

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