TRAVELS WITH NINA

is the online portfolio and journal of Australian travel writer Nina Karnikowski.

BOMBAY BLOOM

BOMBAY BLOOM

Many of the details of our journeys can, over time, get washed together. The colours run, and it all becomes a bit of a blur. But there are certain travel moments – perhaps the most visceral of them, that strike a chord emotionally – that stick with us.  My morning at Mumbai’s Dadar flower market was one […]

MISSION TO MUMBAI: VIDEO

MISSION TO MUMBAI: VIDEO

Oh Mumbai, how I’d missed you. It had been two years since I’d seen you, and my heart was aching for you. I’d missed your chaotic overcrowded streets, your beaten up black and yellow taxis, your holy cows. I’d missed your Bollywood fever, your vibrant markets, your grimy gothic buildings. I’d even missed your smell: a mix of […]