In the final instalment of the Mirabai Expedition series, I reach remote Dwarka, on the coast of Gujarat, and discover they key to the Mirabai mystery.
Part 4 of the Mirabai Expedition takes me to mighty Chittorgarh Fort and romantic Udaipur in Rajasthan where I discover the reality of her life as royalty.
For many travellers, India is one of the world’s great travel destinations. Here 30 travellers share photos & explain why they love travel in India.
Amid all the bad news, let’s celebrate the strength and beauty of women in India (and everywhere) on International Women’s Day. Thanks to all the women who have helped me on my journeys.
Achieved a dream by attending the Jaipur Literature Festival. And then spent most of it chasing travel writer Paul Theroux for an interview.
Food is part of the spiritual practise at Aurovalley Ashram, where conscious eating and responsible choices help sustain a healthy ecology.
Third stop on the Mirabai Expedition is in central Rajasthan, where she was born and raised, and where I start to find the essential feminine in her story.
I went to Chhattisgarh in central India to attend the Sirpur Dance and Music Festival and found warm people, fascinating culture and a place waiting to be discovered.
Women explorers and travellers don’t always get the attention they deserve. Here are some fearless women worth reading about.
In 2005 I quit my job, and my life, to travel across India for 6 months. This is how I did it and what I learned from the experience.
On days 2 and 3 of the Mirabai Expedition, in Vrindavan and Agra, I start to surrender to the rhythm of the pilgrimage and begin to find my way.
I went to the stark and beautiful northern region of Ladakh, India and met 3 remarkable women who are helping to preserve the unique local culture.