The Inanda Valley: A whole new world

On Mandela Day, 18 July 2017, a group of tourism enthusiasts ventured into the Inanda Valley, about 30 kms outside central Durban and discovered a whole new world! WOWZULU Responsible Tourism, an initiative of rural development agency Africa!Ignite and partners discovered a wealth of hidden gems in the semi urban community of Inanda. The First... Continue Reading →


48-hours in the KZN bush-veld

Nestled in the bush veld of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, The Gooderson Leisure Natal Spa is a haven for adventure and rest. Peace and tranquility or adrenaline rush, whatever you choose this getaway is your ideal family destination, only four hours away from Durban, or Johannesburg. After a scenic journey through the Kwa-Zulu country side,... Continue Reading →

The Price of a Sunrise in Varanasi

I am a bucket list creator! Are you? When the time comes for the sun to set on your life, would you have watched enough sunrises? One day there will be no time left. So when is the best day to watch the sunrise? TODAY. #Bucketlist Item: Watch the sunrise over the Ganges in Varanasi... Continue Reading →

Volunteering in Varanasi

I am no stranger to volunteering, at the age of 21 I left for England where I served as a volunteer teacher at my own cost for 20 months and then throughout the years, I have engaged in several volunteer projects. There is something remarkably special about volunteering, your service will change the situation, but... Continue Reading →

Kruising Kerala

Oh Kerala, you are God's own country! We were going to spend our last two days of our amazing Indian adventure in God's own country, the magnificent Kerala and I was beaming with excitement. For a long period of time, I longed to cruise the backwaters of Kerala on a leisurely afternoon and this was... Continue Reading →

Chennai Calling

I am a fourth generation Indian born and raised in South Africa. Tracing my family tree, history taught us that my great grandfather left Tamil Nadu state in the 1800s in search of the African dream. At the age of 21, he arrived in Durban, South Africa. The rest, as they say, is history. So... Continue Reading →

Gallivanting in Goa

I arrived in Goa on the morning of January 2, 2017 and it was everything I envisioned it to be - golden sands, still waters and tourists! Being the water baby that I am, I could not wait to dive into the Arabian Sea. We stayed at the beautiful Zeebo Suites and Condominium in Arpora. It was self... Continue Reading →

Bragging about Bangalore

Despite a long wait at the Jaipur International airport due to fog, on the morning of December 30, 2016 - Bangalore now called Bengaluru was worth the wait! Bengaluru is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. It was my first City to visit in the south of India and I was so mesmerized... Continue Reading →

Mumbai Magic

On December 22, 2016 I made my first journey to India. I was nervous, I wasn't ready. I was full of doubt. But. I was excited. I was brave. Just before sunrise, on the morning of December 23, 2016  Ethiopian Airlines flight E610 landed safely at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport and the minute I got... Continue Reading →

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