How to Deal With The Indian ‘STARES’

Stares. They’re going to happen. In my experience, whether you’re travelling with a guy or completely solo, men, women and children are going to stare at you. Obviously, where men are concerned, the stares happen less if you’re with a guy but still….what to do about it? India . Incredible India  The land of stares.Continue reading “How to Deal With The Indian ‘STARES’”

Solo Female Train Travel in India: My 40 Hour Journey From Goa to Delhi #1

I needed to get to Delhi from Goa for my onward trip further North to Rishidwar for my stay in Aurovalley Ashram and I decided to take the train to get there! Yeah, I could’ve caught a flight, but where’s the fun in that? I was full of mixed emotions when I made the decisionContinue reading “Solo Female Train Travel in India: My 40 Hour Journey From Goa to Delhi #1”

Baga and Why it is The Worst Place to Visit in Goa!

Hello readers. I’ll let the following letter I wrote to the Goa tourist board, and the collection of photographs taken of the terrible state of Baga streets, speak for themselves…….. Dear Mr Menino D’Souza As a seasoned tourist of Goa, I felt compelled to write to you regarding the absolute terrible state of the roadsContinue reading “Baga and Why it is The Worst Place to Visit in Goa!”

Eight Things I Love About Goa!

Goa. The little state in West India, famed for the long stretches of beaches, sweeping palms, full moon raves and the oldy woldy Portuguese charm. For me, personally, though, it  means so much more than that. I’ve been visiting Goa for 20 years and I love, love, love the place!  Here’s what makes me goContinue reading “Eight Things I Love About Goa!”

Daily Gratitude

Today, I am grateful for….. The abundance of wildlife in and around the ashram where I am staying in North India. I am surrounded by deer, fireflies, bugs galore including many species of ant, caterpillars, centipede’s and more dragonfly’s than I can possibly count, not to mention the butterflies in all their array of differentContinue reading “Daily Gratitude”

MARRAKECH MOROCCO; My amazing Riad!

The drive from Menara airport to my riad was interesting and filled me with a wonderful sense of excitement for the days ahead. I loved the sights, the people and the busyness of the markets as we drove by. When we left the main roads and turned into the windy, narrow streets of the medina,Continue reading “MARRAKECH MOROCCO; My amazing Riad!”

MARRAKECH MOROCCO

I had an unexpected week off and before I knew it I was looking at Air BnB’s in Marrakesh. The word MARRAKESH just literally fell into my head like, BAMM!! Why? I don’t know. But there it was. I didn’t have an instinctual feeling to be there. There wasn’t some kind of spiritual or mysetriousContinue reading “MARRAKECH MOROCCO”