Famous Faces of India – Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore was a man of many talents. What he is best known for is his penmanship, composing novels, plays, and even the Indian national anthem! His poetry gained him the most fame though, and has been translated in many languages. Tagore knew Einstein, was a close friend of Gandhi […]

A Day on our Textile tour in India

We would love you to join us as our tour leader takes us through a day on our Beauty Unwound Textile Tour in India… 7.30 – wake up in Bhuj, the textile capital of India (located in the state of Gujarat). 8.30 – we enjoy a delicious breakfast of poha […]

Trekking in Nepal

It’s a once in a lifetime experience, trekking through the Annapurna Mountain Range in gorgeous Nepal! We have briefly mentioned these mountains before, in our previous blog ‘Why You Should Visit Nepal’, but now it’s time for a deeper look. First, lets get technical! The Annapurna Range is 55km long, […]

Sri Ramana Maharshi

Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi was an incredible human who created an amazing spiritual path for mankind to tread upon. Here is a brief look at this outstanding spiritual guru. He was born Venkataraman to his parents Alagammal and Sundaram Iyer on the 30th of December 1879. He grew up in […]

Tea Plantations India & Sri Lanka

Millions of people enjoy a good cup of tea, any time of the day, every day of the week! Not only is it delicious and aromatic but it also has many health benefits. But while you’re sitting and sipping your tea, do you ever think of how that tea came […]

Seeking Sikhism

Sikhism was formed over 500 years ago, and today has over 20 million followers. It was founded by Guru Nanak in what is now the Punjab state in North India. After him followed nine more Gurus’, believed to have possessed the same spirit as Nanak. Guru Nanak was born in […]

Delightful Delhi, New & Old!

New Delhi has been the capital of India since 1911. Kolkata was the previous capital, under the British, but a proposal to change the capital was granted by George V, Emperor of India. It made sense, as Delhi is more conveniently located in central Northern India and had been the […]

Buddhism and Enlightenment

“He who experiences the unity of life, sees his own Self in all beings and all beings in his own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye.”Buddhism is a nontheistic religion encompassing a variety of beliefs, traditions and practices. It is about self-redemption and discovering the true nature […]