“Thou art of the Jungle and not of the Jungle,” wrote¬†Rudyard Kipling, author of The Jungle Book; as though setting the scene for north Kerala’s densely green Wayanard Region, where those in the know will…

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Undoubtedly it’s India’s budget beachside bamboo huts and the (delicious every time) 10p roadside chais which largely account for its charm; but not everyone travelling India is staying on a shoestring, and for those Fragrant…

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The’ Monkey Mind’ is a Buddhist term which describes the persistent churn of thoughts in the undisciplined mind; and learning to slow down this distracting internal chatter to find stillness has been my biggest challenge…

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Kerela is a haven of tranquil backwaters, serene beaches, exotic wildlife and lush mountains.¬†It is also home to some of the most unique and colourful cuisine in the sub continent, taking inspiration from its local…

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Bombay’s Colaba, the old British quarter, is reinventing its Raj heritage into the vibrant backpacker district of the city, packed with bars, restaurants, shops and sights. If you’re up early enough, head out for a…

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