CHRYSELLE Chryselle D’Silva Dias is a freelance writer and journalist currently based in Goa, India.

Her byline has appeared in TIME, BBC, The Atlantic, South China Morning Post, National Geographic Traveller India, Architectural Digest India, Conde Nast Traveller India, VICE,, Teen Vogue, Preferred Travel, The Telegraph UK, The Guardian Weekly, Marie Claire India, Contently, Christian Science Monitor, The National (UAE), Wall Street Journal Asia, Silverkris, Hindustan Times, FirstPost, DNA, Mint, Asiaville, The Asian Age, Deccan Chronicle, Bucks Free Press, India Today Travel Plus, Home Review and Soul & Spirit magazine, among others.

She is currently the Literary Ambassador to Panjim for Panorama – the Journal of Intelligent Travel. She is also a contributor to ‘The Ultimate Runner’ (HCI Books, 2010) and to ‘A River of Stones‘ (2011). Chryselle is also co-founder, managing trustee and fundraiser-in-chief of Child’s Play India Foundation, an El-Sistema-inspired classical music education charity that reaches out to disadvantaged children in Goa.

Chryselle has a degree in Psychology from one of India’s best colleges – St. Xaviers, Mumbai.

If you would like to discuss a project she could help you with, please email chryselled at, tweet (@chryselled) or follow her on Instagram @missfrangipani