NatGeo Traveler India: A Night in a Lighthouse, UK

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An article for National Geographic Traveler India about a stay in a 190-year-old lighthouse in Wales, UK. The tower of the West Usk Lighthouse had signalled ships to safety for about a century and had served as a lookout post during the Second World War. Now run as a B&B by a couple (and their border collie Archie), this place … Read More

You are not alone

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Mental illness can be terribly isolating. We often end up hating ourselves for not feeling okay, while everyone else seems to race past us. It can be terrifying to feel like you’re going to be judged — at home, at work, in our own ‘safe zones’ that we create for ourselves. It helps to know that you are not alone.

Love is love

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After a 150-year ban, India decriminalized homosexuality today; 6 September 2018 will go down in history!

Saying I love you

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We are too busy, we forget, it might be awkward, we might think it’s unnecessary… but those few words go a long way. What is life but telling your loved ones they are valued and appreciated.

Independence Day: In Collaboration with CRY

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A collaboration with the NGO CRY: Child Rights and You this Independence Day. It’s been 71 years since we became an independent nation, but there are many children in India who don’t know freedom. There are about 10 million child labourers in the country and close to 15 million girls who are married before the legal age. Let’s help liberate the … Read More

Sampling India

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India has a rich and diverse foodscape, with the cuisine changing as you travel from state to state, from the coast to the hills, from the desert to the mountains. Here is a sampling of some of the most common meals that can be found pan-India… and of course, it includes the ubiquitous chai. These illustrations were originally done as … Read More