It’s been ages since I blogged and I have my reasons I promise. Most recently I’ve spent the majority of the past couple of months flat on my back…. literally. I thought debilitating back pain was just exaggerated or something
India Travel Advice Part 2
Following on from my last post providing India travel advice for women, I thought it would be worthwhile to provide a few more tips that I’ve found handy while travelling across India. These ones are relevant regardless of gender: Eating
Superpower for Some: Infant Mortality and Maternal Health
India doesn’t seem to be a lucky country if you are a newborn child or woman who has survived into adulthood. I have written before about the treatment of women in India here and here and it is not an issue
Medicine at what cost?
After 11 months in India, it finally managed to make me sick…. really sick. Over the course of four weeks I have managed to spend three weeks debilitated by various stomach bugs. It hasn’t been fun, and now that we
Inspiration: Travel and Parkinson’s Disease
Travelling around India, I have come across all types of people; hippies, spiritual seekers, cultural aficionados and just those who are interested in seeing India. In Puri, I was lucky to meet the most inspirational couple I have met in
To Give or Not To Give
Its coming up to Christmas, and whilst I am not Christian, it does make me think about some fundamental things like kindness, generosity and most importantly respect. I like to believe that I practise these principles in my everyday life,
Varanasi: Is there any hope for India?
Distressed. Helpless. Filthy. Nauseous. This is how I felt in Varanasi, one of the holiest and most revered places in India. Wandering along the ghats, I observed the rituals. A man placed a cup in the Ganges, pulled it out
My own personal yoga ashram
I have been in Rishikesh for 11 days now. For someone who is used to the buzz of backpacking and exploring a new place every few days, 11 days is a long time to stay somewhere, and I still have