Chocolate tacos, be yourself and find your dreams: These are some of my favourite moments from TBEX 12, the travel bloggers conference.
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In my opinion, the most important seminar at TBEX was about travel writing. Learning to tell a story is essential to being a travel blogger.
As a girl, I was obsessed with the 1,001 Tales of the Arabian Nights. Scheherazade was, and is, my hero. A woman who saved the kingdom and herself by telling stories.
My sixth anniversary post: I landed in Delhi, India for the first time on Dec. 6, 2005. This post is about how I became a travel writer and blogger by throwing myself off the cliff of reason.
GO Books is a new book review series on Breathedreamgo. In 1963, Dervla Murphy rode her bicycle from the western edge of France all the way to Delhi and wrote about it in the rollicking adventure book Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a bicycle.
I am very excited to announce the publication of my first book, Song of India: Tales of Travel and Transformation. It’s a a collection of 10 stories from my travels in India. Song of India is available for purchase from Amazon.com.
A few things you need to know to travel well in India I am the first to admit that you need to learn how to travel in India — and it can be a steep learning curve. It helps to have someone hold your hand, or failing that, read these do’s and don’ts to help […]
A while I ago, I wrote a blog post that listed my Top 10 Books on India (thus far). This is the second installment in my series, Books I love about India.
Getting ready to return to India for the third time I am “borrowing” the title of this post from writer Paul William Roberts. It’s the name of his book about his travels in India and I think it just perfectly describes how I — and so many others — feel about India. I am leaving for […]
Classics, prize winners, histories about India Just before the news broke about the terror attacks in Mumbai, I was going to write about my favourite Indian books and books about India. Ironically, one of my top picks is Maximum City by Suketu Mehta, an incredibly well-researched and well-written book about Bombay. Having recently read that […]
10 Favourite spiritual books Personally, I think spirituality is the most private and personal aspect of human life — even more than sex and salary. So, I would never presume to make a list of spiritual books without qualifying the criteria: Here are 10 of the most spiritually influential books to me. In other words, […]