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Eri Silk: an eco souvenir of Assam

Nestled between the Himalayas and the Brahmaputra valley, Assam is a veritable paradise. Its unique regional cuisine delights the palate with nuanced flavours. Verdant hills produce world-renowned, full bodied cups of Assam tea. And for lovers of textiles — as so many E.Y.H.O. travellers are — the silk produced in Assam is unparalleled. While Assamese […]

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Susan Brown’s Mandiles y Pollos

While E.Y.H.O. tours are designed to take you out of your comfort zone and into the homes of artists, they attract plenty of artists looking for some creative fuel of their own. E.Y.H.O. traveller Susan Brown is an artist in her own right, and lets the colours and techniques of the artisans she meets abroad […]

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The Best Kind of Christmas Newsletter . . .

. . . is the one in which an E.Y.H.O. tour is featured as the year’s highlight! Frank and Brian travelled with us on the March 2016 Culinary Tour to India. Here’s what Brian had to say, with Frank’s comments in parenthesis. “Finally, in March, I was on vacation and off we went on our […]

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Heritage Saris – Maheshwari

Before she became ruler of Indore in 1767, Ahilya Bai Holkar almost committed sati. She ditched the funeral pyre when her father-in-law entreated her to help rule the kingdom. It was a lucky save for sari enthusiasts. During her reign, Ahilya Bai commissioned a weave fit for royalty: the diaphanous Maheshwari. Classic Maheshwari is a […]

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