One of the most popular posts on Breathedreamgo. Busting the top 5 myths of India: traveling in India is dangerous, India is a country; India is poor, yoga is a system of exercises and Hinduism is a religion.
Backpacking is a great way for young people to see the world. But I don’t think immersing yourself in the backpacking culture, and sticking strictly to the backpacking routes and hangouts, is the best way to get to know a foreign culture.
One of BreatheDreamGo’s most popular posts: What is authentic travel in India? India is one of those places where the question of authentic, or “real” often comes up. For me, “authentic” travel is about engagement. The more deeply involved I am, the more “authentic” it is.
On the morning of April 14 approximately 10 million people streamed into the sacred town of Haridwar in north India to bathe in the Ganga on the most auspicious day during the 2010 Kumbh Mela. I was one of them. Find out how I found myself alone, and at home, at the world’s largest spiritual […]
Going to Goa and discovering eco-living I have always resisted going to Goa, though many people have told me they love it. The beautiful sand beaches and historical buildings sounded good; but the party scene, commercialism and touristy vibe didn’t. However, Goa is situated between Bangalore and Bombay, roughly, so I decided to stop for […]
Experiencing the power of the Thar Desert I long wanted to go to Jaisalmer — a fairytale town built around a romantic sand castle in the middle of the Thar Desert, on the far-flung western edge of India. I didn’t get there until my third trip to India, but it was worth the wait. Jaisalmer […]
I landed my volunteer job as an Assistant Art Therapist with Art Refuge more than a year before I actually arrived in Dharamsala, India to begin. And I found that I wasn’t prepared for the love.