Aline Dobbie was born in Bareilly, in the North of India where her father was an officer in the Indian Army. She lived here for 16 years, speaking both Hindi and Urdu, before moving to the UK.
She is currently the travel editor for India Link Magazine, special correspondent for IndiaGBM.news and World Travel List.
She has published a trilogy on the subject of India, India: the Peacock’s Call, India: The Lion’s Roar and India: The Elephant’s Blessing, inspired by her return journeys to the country. Aline is also the author of a Quicklook at India, a guide to India for those travelling for business. Her upcoming book, India-ji, is a collection of stories from her time in India, both as a child and returning as an adult. Aline was awarded with The Pride of India Gold Award in 2006 in recognition of her writing on India and its people.
Aline also works with several charities including tiger and elephant conservation charities and Project Mala, which aims to provide education for working children in remote areas of India.