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11 10, 2018

Happy International Day of the Girl!

By | October 11th, 2018|Categories: India|

Kamla's father wanted her to drop out of secondary school to get married. Her fate looked grim until she had the idea to stage a hunger strike. Years later, she has graduated high school, received a grant from the Gandhi Fellowship and is now a teacher. She is giving back to girls and boys who [...]

1 09, 2018

“DelhiByLocals” Best Tourguides in Delhi

By | September 1st, 2018|Categories: Delhi, India|Tags: , , , |

“India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend and the great grandmother of tradition” -Mark Twain Traveling to India can be intimidating, especially as a female. As this blog was born 10 years ago due to my first trip to India, I [...]

7 04, 2018

Preparing/Packing For Your Trip to India

By | April 7th, 2018|Categories: India|Tags: , |

Now that you have finally taken the plunge in booking your trip to India, here are some practical tips on preparing and packing. On another post, I will share the highlights of each region in India to help you decide where you should visit. India is a huge country with a vast landscape. There is [...]

5 03, 2018

The Japanese Restaurant in Rishikesh

By | March 5th, 2018|Categories: India|Tags: , |

Rishikesh, one of India's most popular destination for foreigners and locals alike, is the place where spiritual seekers and devout Hindus come to pay homage. Known as the "Yoga Capital of the World", many that come are so drawn to this sacred place, that they come back time and again. And for some, they feel [...]

2 01, 2018

Grateful: A Love Song to the World

By | January 2nd, 2018|Categories: India|Tags: , , , , |

As we approach another new year, I reflect on my gratitude. To my support system and network around the world, a sincere THANK YOU. This travel blog was created on my first solo trip to India in 2008 initially for friends and families to follow my day-to-day wanderlust adventures. Back then, the Travel Blogging community was [...]

22 11, 2017

My Birthday: Another Library to be Bulit!

By | November 22nd, 2017|Categories: India|Tags: , , , , , , |

For the past 7 years, I have donated my birthday to Room to Read, an NGO I trust 100% and am so passionate about. Their mission & goal is for every child in the world to have access to education and literacy no matter where they were born. Today, there are approximately 800,000 people who [...]

22 10, 2017

Best Hostels & Airbnb’s Around the World

By | October 22nd, 2017|Categories: Cuba, England, India, Israel, Lebanon, Morocco, New York, Rajasthan, Senegal, Turkey|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One of the most intimidating and misleading ideas of Traveling is how expensive it can be. Another concern is safety. So in respect to both, I've compiled a list of my top 13 favorite inexpensive accommodations around the world that is also safe for solo travelers. This list includes Hostels, Guesthouses, Airbnbs and Bed & Breakfasts in Lebanon, [...]

1 06, 2017

2017 World of Children Awards

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: India, Los Angeles, Middle East|Tags: , , , |

World of Children was founded in 1998 by Harry Leibowitz and Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz, retired senior executives from Procter & Gamble and Victoria’s Secret respectively. Their non-profit organization that has granted more than $9 million in cash grants and programs. More than 100 Honorees have been supported since which is the driving force behind selfless programs that [...]

10 04, 2017

Chandigarh: India’s Cleanest City

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: India, Punjab|Tags: , , , , |

India is a huge country separated by 29 states in a vast landscape of diversity. Although I’ve been 3 times, I feel as if I have barely scratched the surface of the country. On a recent trip, I spent one day in Amritsar to see the Golden Temple and took an hour ride to the Pakistan-India border “Wagha Border”. Naturally, I [...]

5 04, 2016

Published: Mystical India

By | April 5th, 2016|Categories: Goa, India, Kerala, Mumbai (Bombay), Rajasthan, Varanassi|Tags: , , , |

My Travel article as published in ARE Magazine, Spring Edition 2016 – Mystical India.