In a proud moment for India, and furthering the conversation around better conservation of heritage monuments in the country, the UNESCO has recognised and felicitated the restoration and repairs of four landmark buildings in India.
My husband, Daniel Weber, and I love to travel. We love discovering new places and have an aversion to crowded touristy spaces. We also have different needs for travel and we are both required to travel a lot for our work. I have loved the outdoors since I was a child and would love to escape to the frozen lakes in our neighbourhood in Ontario for a game of hockey with the guys. My family did not have too much money but we would always find some way to head out for celebrations. My parents were very supportive and respected my decisions. They taught me to take responsibility for my actions. If I made a mistake, they would stand by me but I always knew that I would have to deal with it.
Green The Map is a fair trade and upcycling arm of one of the leading not-for-profit organisation of India, Swechha.
What makes Dastkar an idea destination to shop is knowing that most of the money you invest in purchasing the traditional Indian artforms, goes to the artisan. A sustainable effort to encourage artisans and their students to pursue learning and mastery of the crafts and still live with dignity.
The biggest challenge that the deaf community – not “deaf and dumb”, just deaf – faces in India is communication. Statistics show that there are 18 million deaf people in India and only 250 interpreters. This means that there is only 1 interpreter for 72,000 people.
Cheers to this adorable couple who has taken to sharing their incredible travel experiences from around the world with their audience. Ashray (A) and Zara (Z) have been around the world spending as little, living with locals and sharing their joys with the world.
The Blue Yonder is a well-known name in responsible travel providers from India. Their successful participation at the ITB-Asia in 2010 where they introduced their packages through Kerala, Karnataka, Odisha, West Bengal, North Eastern India, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh, has put them on the global responsible tourism map. Continue reading “Meaningful Journeys Through India With The Blue Yonder”