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

  • Responsible Travel

    December 7, 2019 by

    As I begin my travels around the world, I am conscious that I want to be a responsible traveller. But what does this mean exactly? Responsible travel for me means respecting the places I visit and the people who live there. Any impact that I have on a destination, the local cultures and economies must… 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

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