The Jhooming Nomad’s Travel Blog

  • Who is the Jhooming Nomad?

    September 26, 2019 by

    Dancer. Teacher. Writer. Motivational Speaker. The Jhooming Nomad… Namaste!I’m Shalini. In the summer of 2019 I got rid of most of my wordly belongings, rented out my house and left the Surrey village that I had called home for 19 years – with plans to travel the world for three years. When I tell people… Read more

  • A Tukking Adventure

    November 7, 2019 by

    It’s not often that you are asked if you fancied going on holiday driving a tuk-tuk around Sri Lanka. And so when I was asked – I jumped at the chance. My friend Louise and I were sitting having coffee one afternoon in October 2018 when she casually mentioned that she and her husband were… Read more

  • Happy Diwali From Sri Lanka

    October 27, 2019 by

    Namaste – and Happy Diwali! Diwali – the Hindu Festival of Lights, signifies a time when darkness is overcome by lightness and despair is replaced by hope. It is a time for new beginnings – a time for love and laughter, happiness and hope, family and friendships. Hindus all over the world will be celebrating… Read more

  • Packing for Sri Lanka

    October 20, 2019 by

    I normally travel with at least two big suitcases, sometimes three, and the kitchen sink. So, when I was told that I could only take a small duffel bag and/or small rucksack for my trip to Sri Lanka, my heart sank. Now, I wasn’t expecting to travel with my usual amount of luggage – but… Read more

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