In 2005, following a series of devastating personal losses, I traveled to India for six months. That trip changed my life. Among other things, I found my muse as a writer. Now, I tell stories about transformative travel — the kind of travel that changes you. Click more to read my story.
Breathedreamgo was inspired by my extensive travels in India, and has been the focus since it was launched in 2009. I’ve spent more than six years in total travelling the length and breadth of India, living in Delhi and Rishikesh, staying in Yoga ashrams and homestays, visiting UNESCO sites and festivals, going on wildlife and tiger safaris, and much more.
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.
Acclaimed Indo-Canadian film director Deepa Mehta gave an inspiring talk about the creative process and directing Midnight’s Children.
My review of the film, Michael, starring the great Indian character actor Naseeruddin Shah in a dark, psychological drama set in the city of Kolkata.
Michael Winterbottom film starring Freida Pinto as Trishna puts Tess of the D’Urberviilles in modern-day India, and it works.
It took three talented people, including photographer extraordinaire Andrew Adams, and a fabulous sari from Nucreation to complete my glamorous Bollywood makeover.
A post in honour of Ganesh, also known as Lord Ganesha, on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.
Andrew Adams is an Indian wedding photographer extraordinaire. He has shot close to 200 Indian weddings and these are some of his favourite images.
What do you do with 2 days / 2 nights in Mumbai? Walk the Bandra bandstand, eat the city’s best crab dish, watch the Queen’s Necklace glitter, be in a Bollywood film.