Some locations are just better designed to bring out your inner-hippy than others. I don’t necessarily mean places to chant ‘om’; these are (in my opinion) spots where it seems easier to feel love, peace and zen. The kind of moments that make you go ‘aaah’ and everything seems right with the world, for a … More The Top Places In The World To Be A Hippy
Bollywood is bloody good. Carrying a live chicken into the Sumatran jungle is surreal. Watching it later be slaughtered in the halal way is traumatic. Twenty-two hour bus journeys are surprisingly more fun if there is a cute French surfer sat beside you. Manchester United remains the most popular football team in the world. Indonesia … More 20 Things Travel Taught Me This Month
The Good The food Freshly made pakoras and samosas; greasy garlic naan bread; creamy butter chicken; cheap and cheerful dosa; yummy dahl; all the curry you could ever want; bhol puri (the best street food ever). Life in India can easily revolve around your next culinary fix, and always for an unbelievably cheap price. Feeling … More India: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
“You are travelling alone?!” “Where is your companion?” “It is not safe for you.” Just a few examples of the reaction I received from locals upon revealing I was travelling around India ‘alone’. And to make matters even worse, I am a woman. Culturally, it is unheard of for an Indian woman to travel alone, … More Alone In India?