Adventures of a LIFETIME
Discover India|September - October 2020
Paola Crevatini Rebsamen founded The MissAdventure to connect with women who share her yearning to see the world. In one of their adventures, Rebsamen and three of her travel companions landed in India and was smitten by the colourful land and its people. We caught up with the travel enthusiast and entrepreneur who has visited 46 countries, to know more about her trip to India earlier this year.
ADILA MATRA

Q. Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do.

I am a Croatian who grew up in Sweden, lived in the USA, and is now a Swiss citizen. I am a professional marketeer with a Masters in Business Administration.

After working in marketing for 12 years, I decided to follow my passion for travelling and founded The MissAdventure (themissadventure.com), a community of adventurous women that organises trips and retreats to inspire and connect women from all over the world.

Q. What prompted you to travel to India?

I kept reading and seeing amazing pictures of India everywhere, so I began researching all the places I wanted to see to create the perfect itinerary. This is how the idea of The MissAdventure Girl Trip was born. It was a great honour to host three women on this trip. As I had never been to the country myself, I hired a local agency, wovoyage (wovoyage.com), to help organise the trip.

Q. What was your first impression of India?

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the magazine

MORE STORIES FROM DISCOVER INDIAView All

Not The Usual Suspects

Sometimes, the coolest gadgets get overlooked. Not on our watch! Here are a few unsung heroes that you will love.

2 mins read
Discover India
January - February 2021

BOOKS FOR THE BACKPACK

Journey across India through these books that shed light on the intriguing history and vibrant culture of the country.

2 mins read
Discover India
January - February 2021

The other SIDE OF AGRA

The timeless charm of Agra extends beyond its pièce de résistance, the Taj Mahal. Pockets of colonial candour can be found at every turn, if only one were to stop and notice.

5 mins read
Discover India
January - February 2021

City or Citadel?

The romantic fort city of Mandu in Madhya Pradesh offers a ticket back in time and may soon become a World Heritage Site.

5 mins read
Discover India
January - February 2021

Hiding In Plain Sight

FROM AN OFFBEAT HILL TOWN IN THE NILGIRIS TO A FORMER DANISH SETTLEMENT BY THE SEA, THESE 20 LESSER-KNOWN INDIAN DESTINATIONS WILL GUARANTEE AN IDYLLIC AND PHYSICALLY DISTANCED VACATION IN 2021.

10+ mins read
Discover India
January - February 2021

COLOURS of the DESERT

Sample the many flavours of Rajasthan’s annual cultural carnival, Pushkar Fair, with this delightful visual ode.

1 min read
Discover India
January - February 2021

With Love, From SPAIN

Alberto and Marina, known as @viajaentusofa on Instagram, quit their day jobs to travel around Asia and South America for nine months, and India was one of their first stops. As the Spanish duo continues to explore the world, setting couple travel goals, they recall everything that made their Indian trip memorable—from the colours to the chaos and everything in between.

3 mins read
Discover India
January - February 2021

a tale of TWO COUNTRIES

Two-time Danish Ambassador to India, His Excellency Freddy Svane, talks to SUSH CLAYS about exploring Denmark’s historic legacy in India and his unique experiences in the country.

3 mins read
Discover India
January - February 2021

FROM THE ANNALS OF History

Sheathed in fascinating legends and rife with historical anecdotes, a visit to Junagadh in Gujarat is akin to turning the pages of time.

7 mins read
Discover India
January - February 2021

A PIT STOP at the TAVERN

Looking to drive down to Goa for a quick seaside getaway? Make it high on local insight with a feni tour and learn all about Goans’ favourite drink.

5 mins read
Discover India
January - February 2021
RELATED STORIES

Region To Region

Region To Region

10+ mins read
Musky Hunter
February/March 2021

YOGA & PEACE

DEEPAK CHOPRA speaks with DAAJI about the role Yoga has to play in bringing about world peace. This is an excerpt from their conversation broadcast on International Day of Peace, September 21, 2020. That documentary is available at https://heartfulness.org/en/international-day-of-peace/.

6 mins read
Heartfulness eMagazine
January 2021

Create the habit of meditation

CHIRAG KULKARNI, Co-Founder and CMO of Medly Pharmacies in the USA, speaks with RISHIKA SHARMA about creating a regular meditation practice, so as to make it a habit. He also shares how meditation has benefited both his personal and professional life.

7 mins read
Heartfulness eMagazine
January 2021

SHIA'S PRIVATE TEMPLE OF DOOM!

Indiana Jones gig derailed by abuse scandal

2 mins read
Globe
January 11, 2021

Let's Dish

"Food Raconteur” Ashok Nageshwaran wants to tell you a story.

2 mins read
DesignSTL
January/February 2021

THE MAKING OF A MODEL MINORITY

Indian Americans rarely stop to ask why our entrance into American society has been so rapid—or to consider what we have in common with other nonwhite Americans.

10+ mins read
The Atlantic
January - February 2021

Interconnectedness

In 2017, DR. VANDANA SHIVA spoke with KIM HUGHES about the sacredness of the Earth, the work she has been doing to bring awareness and change in the field of sustainable agriculture, and the importance of understanding our interconnectedness with Nature, and how we can change the way we eat.

8 mins read
Heartfulness eMagazine
December 2020

DIAMONDS - A Luxury Gem Steeped in Fact & Fable

The diamond is one fabled gemstone! For example, google “Hope Diamond” to see all the legends associated with just this one stone said to bring misfortune to its owners.

2 mins read
Rock&Gem Magazine
January 2021

Women's World

Brown Sugaa and Medusa

2 mins read
Born To Ride Southeast Magazine
December 2020

Women's World

Brown Sugaa and Medusa

2 mins read
Born To Ride Florida
December 2020