Rajasthan is beautiful… really it is, the palaces and forts in Jaipur are breathtaking, the markets thrive with sights, sounds and smells, there are the most amazing sunset spots all across the state, you can practically TASTE the romance of Udaipur and the cities although not particularly easy to navigate, are amongst the best places I have ever been lost in. Sadly, along with all of that comes a lively tourism industry, which in turn can lead to scams, pick-pocketing and begging in the streets, so I was glad to have the opportunity to explore a rural village during my trip.

We drove for hours down dirt tracks and Rajasthani countryside, through fields, past sheep, and along dusty roads in our bumpy jeep until we saw small houses materialis...

When Kirsty first told us that she was planning on going to India for four weeks in May to complete her 200-hour Hatha Yoga Teacher training qualification we were SO EXCITED (and a little bit jealous!) Two months since her return to the UK, we are lucky that Kirsty is opening up her diary to us, and sharing her experience... This post will act as an introduction, but you will need to stay tuned over the next six weeks to see how her story unfolds. And now, over to Kirsty.


Do you remember those stories you wrote as a child, where the story was so wild that towards the end you would write that it was all just a dream? Well, today as I sit here on my sofa in my little terraced house back in my familiar surroundings of Stoke-on-Trent, that'...

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