The Year of the Tiger is over, but the crisis facing tigers worldwide, and especially in India, is not. These magnificent creatures could be extinct in the wild in as little as 5 years. Here’s what you need to know and what you can do to help.
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.
The top 5 myths of India: After many years of living in travelling in India, I attempt to bust some common myths and stereotypes about the country & culture
Karma has become an all-purpose word in the west that is used fairly indiscriminately without much understanding of what it really means. It’s a hard concept for many westerners to grasp; here’s my explanation.
For World Water Day help save the rivers of India. Amazingly, more then 1/10 of the entire world’s humanity depends on the Ganga (Ganges) River for livelihood. But the Ganga is dangerously polluted, as are many of the rivers of India. Right now in India, G.D. Agrawal is fasting to save the Ganga. Follow his story.
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.
As women’s roles in Indian society change, are they reflected in the movies we watch? Asian Woman Magazine asked three successful, talented and powerful actresses –Rani Mukherjee, Pryianka Chopra and Seema Biswas – for their take on the roles women play in India cinema.
Sikkim is ribbon-like roads winding around graceful mountains, deep valleys with thin rivers that will fill to torrents during monsoon and clouds of thick mist obscuring mountain tops and views. It’s a lovely place, very gentle. Pelling is a small town in west Sikkim known for historic ruins, important monasteries, authentic villages and of course Kanchendzonga, the world’s third highest mountain.
Darjeeling is a special place because of a serendipitous meeting of location and history. Situated way up in the Himalayan foothills, it is presided over by the mighty massif Kanchendzonga. My time there was magical partially because of Darjeeling itself, partially because of my guide, and partially because I was staying at the Windamere Inn.