Finding zen

The Beatles and their wives, Rishikesh

Rishikesh attracts travellers from around the world seeking enlightenment of one form or another.

Yoga and boards make perfect Cooks recipe An insider's guide to India Meditation in India: Bent out of shape

Two sides of Kathmandu

kathmandu Here's how to appreciate Kathmandu for the mysterious and truly captivating city it is.

Sunburn shifts tattoo

Tattoo in Thailand Philippa Hyndman wanted a tattoo in Thailand, but getting sunburnt meant she had to tweak her plans.

A cultural crossing

Rediscovering a fresh approach to life on a ferry ride to India's island fort of Murud Janjira.

20 reasons to visit Koh Samui

Koh samui Unlike parts of Phuket that have descended into tawdry, Samui has retained a sense of style.