Namaste…I’m Lakshmi

I have been joyously travelling to India and beyond for many years. I will only recommend to you places that I or my family have personally visited. This helps to give up-to-date, accurate and unbiased travel information for the you ~ the adventurous independant traveller.

I hope you enjoy my quirky tips and insights on beautiful India and beyond. Hopefully it will inspire you to go, explore and bathe in the glorious colours of our wonderful world.

Please join me on my next adventure…

130 thoughts on “Namaste…I’m Lakshmi

  1. Thank you for passing by my blog. You make me discover your great one. And you know what? Visiting India is one of my biggest dream right now, probably in my next few trips. Your website gonna guide me a little bit! xoxo

    • Rajia you made the paratha post SO perfect…thank you. You are a fantastic cook and a lovely friend and I can’t wait for another lesson with you when I see you next 🙂

  2. Thank you for following my blog. I hope to go to India while we live here in Singapore, so I’m happy to have connected with your blog. I look forward to reading your recommendations. Thanks again!

  3. I have been meaning to go to India forever and I promised myself I will do so in the next two years. A close friend works at Amma’s ashram. This blog will come in very handy when I start making plans. Lovely photos too

  4. Very interesting blog and I loved your idea of spending time in countryside of India. I love people from India’s countryside they are ever so helpful, calm, contended and most importantly happy. Enjoy your journey, I will be visiting your blog regularly.
    Thanks for liking my post on Ratnagiri, I am not sure if you’ve been there but if you are still in South India then you are not far from there. It is just above Goa. 🙂

  5. Thank you for reading my blog posts. Our priests are working in many places in Southern India. I have not been there myself, but will enjoy it from your blog and the stories I share from our priests who are caring for the poorest and most forgotten.

  6. Itz really great to find a traveler who is interested in India… I’ve been traveling around India whenever I get time, and India never fails to surprise me…

    And the pics are great… Commonly seen, but unnoticed Indian lifestyle…

  7. Hello, it is so lovely to discover your blog and all because you found mine somehow. I LOVE your pictures of India. We have just returned from a wonderful holiday (our first) in that beautiful country. I shall enjoy following your blog and thank you for choosing to follow mine. I just fell in love with India and Nepal 🙂

  8. So glad that we have discovered your blog! What beautiful photos, and lovely insight into a country we have never visited. Someday we hope to go…looking forward to following your posts to learn more!

    • Namaste…thank you for visiting and following my blog. India has a strong magnetic pull and I hope you do get to travel there too 🙂

  9. Dear Lakshmi,

    Hi, my name is Venus and I am planning to go to Pondicherry for a travel feature. i am particularly intersted about the French living there, and would like to know more tips from you about the place, especially in terms of garments and textiles. Many thanks if you could give me some inspiration to portray the right face of Pondicherry. Thanks! 🙂
    email: venuspurnama@gmail.com

    • Hi Venus ~ I have 9 posts on Pondicherry on this blog. Look in the right hand column and you will see the category icon for Pondicherry. Lots are on textiles and shops. If you need more help after reading them please get in contact with me again 🙂

      • hi Lakshmi thanks for your reply! i am heading to Tamil Nadu tomorrow ! can’t wait to start my journey at Pondi! in case ihave any questions, can i have your email contact? or FB?pls send it to my email. i will look at it during my trip

        any friends at Pondy that could be our guide?

      • Hi Venus ~ I don’t give out my email…sorry 🙂 but just contact me here at the blog if you have any questions. I am more than happy to answer them 🙂

    • Congratulations Julianne on your wonderful awards…very well deserved! Thank you for including me in your list of worthwhile blogs 🙂 It is very much appreciated by me…

  10. your blog title is so catchy. as a fellow shopaholic, I thought I would get some deal ideas 🙂 I have to now read more of your posts. And I’d love for you to come visit my space whenever you get a moment. 🙂 charu

  11. Hi Lakshmi! Thanks for connecting, love the colours on your blog 🙂 It’s great to be in the travelling sphere x

    • You guys are a real inspiration to Rahul and I ~ we hope to follow in your footsteps in the future 🙂 I’m so glad I found your blog…

    • Thank you so much Carol for thinking of me. Your blog is an inspiration to me too ~ you are very deserving of any award that goes your way 🙂

    • I think you need to press a button in your settings to receive email updates 🙂 have a great day…

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  13. I have become obsessed with India — thank you for your posts. I will travel vicariously through your blog. Thank you also for stopping by and checking out Travel Oops! Cheers.

    • It makes me so happy to hear people enjoying my blog 🙂 Indian food is just so tasty…your cooking course sounded fun – Lakshmi x

  14. Thanks so much for liking “California Dreaming”. I have a bold request. Could you re-blog it for me? You have lots of followers and I am trying to get film/business people to read about Chandresh. Appreciate any help you can give….namaste. . . .Anne

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