Our favourite places in India – Rishikesh

By Debbie Kindness | April 12, 2013

Home to the Annual International Yoga Festival and once made famous by the residential status of The Beatles, Rishikesh is one of the favourite hang outs of western tourists, backpackers and spiritual seekers and a major pilgrimage place for Hindus. Located in the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, Rishikesh is situated along the banks of the holy Ganges River.According

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

Varanasi – my favourite place in India

By Debbie Kindness | June 17, 2012

I am often asked where my favourite place in India is. Easy – it’s Varanasi.It wasn’t always. The first few visits to Varanasi, I thought it was a pretty cool place, but I was also very much challenged. It certainly didn’t rate as my No. 1 spot. However as I continued to visit Varanasi, and get to

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