Edinburgh – Where my solo adventures began

My first solo trip ever happened in the summer of 2010. I travelled alone to London, stayed with a friend for a couple of days and then took a week’s trip (alone) to Scotland. It turned out to be one of my most memorable trips ever. Early on a June morning I took the morning …

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Rediscovering spirituality in Orchha

“Photo? Take my photo?” he says, walking after us as we stroll towards the bridge on the Betwa. I oblige, and the sadhu baba gives me a beatific smile. I wonder if money is now expected, realise I’m not carrying any cash to give him and say something to that effect. He smiles and says, …

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Top ten things to do in Edinburgh

  There is so much beauty and history in Edinburgh that you can spend days getting to know your favourite parts of it. Here’s my list of the Top 10 interesting things to see and do in Edinburgh: 1. Free Walking Tour: The tour starts from the Starbucks on the Mile and lasts about 3 hours. …

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Remembering my first solo trip: Scotland – Part One!

My first ever solo trip happened in the summer of 2010. I travelled to London, stayed with a friend for a couple of days and then took a week’s trip (alone) to Scotland. It turned out to be one of my most memorable trips ever. Early on a June morning I took the morning train …

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So, what’s to see in Phuket?

I've been meaning to write this post since my visit to Phuket over a year ago. When I visited I was with a group of friends and had no idea what to do or where to go - so I just went along with all the others! I now know a little bit more, and …

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Monsooning in Meghalaya!

One part of India that I had not visited at all so far, was the north-eastern states. I broke that jinx this month by visiting Meghalaya, the predominantly tribal state carved out of Assam in the 1970's. It seemed right to be visiting the wettest place on earth, in the middle of the monsoon season! …

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