Being Blonde in India

If you were considering dying your blonde hair before visiting India, due to concerns about attracting too much unwanted attention, my advice to you would be... Don't bother! I have bright white, platinum blo...

Pushkar

Pushkar is a holy Hindu pilgrimage town, which is special because it is home to one of very few Brahma temples in the world. Infact, we were told, the name Pushkar means lotus flower, which Brahma is said to ...

Udaipur

Amazing, colourful, beautiful Udaipur. A Dream. This is the first place we have visited in Rajasthan and we were not disappointed. We arrived really early in the morning, so thankfully we’d booked accommodation previously at Udai Haveli. On arrival, we were...

South Goa: Palolem

Again, paradise! I realise it is a beach, and beaches are always, to an extent, going to be beautiful, but this really was stunning! Far superior to what we had seen in the North – to be honest, I wasn’t overly...

Holi Festival

Holi Festival (sometimes known as the Festival of Colours) is – obviously -  a colourful festival primarily celebrated by Hindus all around the world, though mainly in India and Nepal. There are several reason...