So, in the past year, you certainly heard and read up on the news and social media about the several farmer protests that took place across the country.(if you didn't, GO DO IT NOW!!!) Without repeating what you already know, how about we think of ways to interact with farmers around us, know what some… Continue reading 5 reasons why you need to know more about farming in India.
Apart from being serene, peaceful, and rejuvenating, rural India can teach us a lot of things about life. Here are a few things, among many others: 1.Ethnocentrism vs. Cultural Relativism In sociology, ethnocentrism occurs when we use our cultures to judge or measure the worth of other cultures that may be different… Continue reading Sociology Lessons from Rural India
Slowly, Indian villages are witnessing a nascent change. Embracing their culture, tradition, natural resources and artisanship, rural tourism is escalating how much importance India bestows on its rustic spirit. Starting from skill generation and subsistence to highlighting the traditional interplay of myriad of communities, rural tourism is silently creating miracles, triumphantly. As India braces up… Continue reading How Can Rural Tourism Empower Indian Villages?
Located in the foothills of Sahyadri hills in Maharashtra, the quiet village of Dehna is crafting new chapters for the emergence of Responsible Tourism in India. Intertwined with rural empowerment, Dehna which is located 130 km from Mumbai, is known for its rich experience, soulful memories and rustic beauty. Years back, when Dehna, mainly comprising… Continue reading Responsible Tourism in Dehna: A Peek Inside
Take a deep breath, inhale! And just allow yourself to get lost in the power of anonymity, as you travel in the rustic and raw Indian villages. Often we are so agonized by our sense of identity and lack of utter self awareness in the humdrum city life that the noise of the city pulls… Continue reading 5 Lessons Learnt From Travelling to Indian Villages!
Pumped with adrenaline-gushing adventurous zeal, solo wandering can in fact be a very therapeutic process. Imagine, discovering a new place, all by yourself, breathing its air, letting it sink in your chest and make you dream! Isn’t it just a miraculous process, magical! Yes, it is. Often, it takes a huge leap of faith, just… Continue reading Travel Within: Why Solo Wandering Can Heal Your Soul
In life, there are few journeys that carve their own uniqueness by gifting you an insight into your own reality, your own soul. Few years, one such life changing episode took place when I visited Purushwadi, a small village located in Maharashtra, now famously developed as the long sought weekend getaway from Mumbai. The deep… Continue reading A Trip to Purushwadi: How it Changed My Life
Today ‘travel’ has become a default dream for pretty much everyone we encounter. What do you want to do in life? “Oh, I want to travel the world. Witness culture, climb mountains, taste authentic flavours, revel in the exotic setting”, and on goes the list. While this has become a ‘trend’ today, there are only… Continue reading How Travel Broadens Perspectives