It’s been a bleak winter of lockdown for many. For too long we’ve sat inside over the long chilly months, living the ups and downs of reality tv life punctuated by holiday promo’s wondering who’s going anywhere. As the world has opened up, social media pages have flickered with snap shots of European coastlines, packed street markets and life looking reassuringly like we remembered it before we faced another season of restrictions…. Read More
We started our blog as storytellers of travel. Exhilarated by big cities and charmed by waterside villages, for a while the world seemed smaller and travel was easy. Considering we are caught in a year gripped by panic, travel stories are taking a very different turn. Many of them unheard and unseen. Some years ago, I was slighted with Airport Security when they impounded my 120ml bottle of hand lotion. It seemed trivial… Read More
“Delhi is a city that pulses at street level. It’s also more opulent and regal than a first-time traveller might expect and a layered and fulfilling cultural experience.” Thanks to Travel Talk Magazine for publishing this guide. Click on ROYALTY, RELIGION AND RELICS: A CULTURAL TRIP THROUGH DELHI for the full article.
My first solo trip overseas was to India. On reflection, I couldn’t have picked anywhere more exotic and yet more troublesome for a westerner. Having landed in the parallel universe that was Delhi and after grappling with the chaos for a month, my departure too was anything but ordinary. With my seat not confirmed, I spent the early hours of a cold January morning with scarcely a rupee to my name, waiting… Read More