Over the course of more than 2 years spent in India, I’ve found my “real India.” It’s not on the backpacker trail, not in any guidebook …
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This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Mirabai ExpeditionIn the final instalment of the Mirabai Expedition series, I reach remote Dwarka, on the coast of Gujarat, and discover the key to the Mirabai mystery.
This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Mirabai ExpeditionThird 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.
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.
This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Mirabai ExpeditionOn 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.
This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Mirabai ExpeditionMy 1st stop on the Mirabai Expedition to follow in the 16th century poet’s footsteps across North India finds me lost in the dusty town of Krishna’s youth.
British traveller Clare shares her first impressions of India and how the country both confounded, and far exceeded, her expectations.
Thanks to an explorer’s grant from Kensington Tours, I will be going to India to trace the journeys of 16th century poet and mystic Mirabai, a woman ahead of her time.
Many people are wondering if India is safe for travellers. Here’s my take and why I think you should both practise safe travel and keep your perspective.
In the wake of several highly publicized rape & murder cases, some are asking if women should travel alone. We say yes! And that is how #WeGoSolo was born!
I’ve travelled widely in India, alone, over the past 7 years and rarely felt unsafe. But the viciousness and outrage over the Delhi Gang Rape has people wondering if India is safe for foreign women travellers.
I have travelled across India for 17 months in total, over the past 7 years — most of it solo. These are my top tips and strategies for playing it safe.