Our favourite places in India – Munnar

By Debbie Kindness | April 8, 2013

.Munnar, in the south-western state of Kerala (God’s own country) is situated 1600m above sea level. It was a favoured summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers. Now abundant with sprawling tea plantations, Munnar’s rolling verdant hills, colonial bungalows, sparkling waterfalls, cool weather, picture-postcard hamlets and undulating valleys create a spectacular beauty.Cardomom, Coffee and Cinchona

Our favourite places in India – Cochin

By Debbie Kindness | April 6, 2013

Cochin, in the southern state of Kerala came into prominence after a particularly heavy monsoon in 1341 changed the course of the Periyar River creating the Cochin Harbour. A very safe harbour, even during the annual Monsoon, Cochin abounds with fishing fleets. There is also a large container terminal and many international cruise liners dock at Cochin for a few

Festivals and Fairs of India

By Debbie Kindness | August 26, 2012

India is a country that seems to have a festival on somewhere just about every day of the year. So, I did some research and found this comprehensive list of the major and many of the less known festivals held each year.Here is a list and short description of these festivals by date order. Try planning your trip around

Nepal Mind-Body-Soul Retreat Facilitators

By Debbie Kindness | March 14, 2012

Amit NamdevAmit Namdev is the director of Amit Reiki & Meditation Centre.Amit has been involved with holistic and natural healing for several years, and is a qualified teacher and practitioner of the healing arts.As a Traditional Reiki Master and Independent Teacher of the Usui System of Reiki, Amit provides certified healing and knowledge to his clients and