Coming into contact with Wayanad’s Paniya tribe was a culturally enriching experience as well as heartwarming encounter sparking wonderful friendships.
Traveling, among an endless list of other things, will truly humble you. In this post I reflect on being able to challenge assumptions I had about cultural traits in India and discuss what I have learnt about ‘politeness’ during my travels in India.
India is bursting with flavors and boasts an incredibly diverse selection of dishes to satisfy. For the past two years that I’ve been living in India I’ve picked up a number of local recipes and incorporated them into my daily diet. Here are my top 5!
I’ve fantasied about visiting Japan ever since I was a young child with an obsession for Hello Kitty. After I graduated in 2014 I decided to book my trip and set off on a 3 week tour of Japan. Here’s my top tips for getting the most out of Tokyo!
When I decided to visit Dharavi slum in Mumbai, I naively expected a place full of suffering and misery. I expected to come away with an aching heart, wondering what I could do to help those living there. The feeling I left with however, was far different from anything I expected…
Attending an Indian Wedding has to be on the bucket list of every visitor to India. Luckily I got to tick it off mine when I attended a South Indian wedding in Bangalore!
A trip to Varanasi’s burning ghats taught me an important lesson about embracing death as a vital part of life.