Secret Goa: Tribal Life in Ambaulim

Joao Fernandes welcomed us to the tribal village of Ambaulim with some of the most unique things i’ve ever tasted: porpoto cha – a herbal tea that’s supposedly a remedy for gas relief, muscular and knee pain and cold sanna – idli-like flats made with toddy and jaggery ambil – a staple breakfast food made from rice, raagi, water and salt   When a bunch of us bloggers were invited by Goa Tourism to experience tribal life in Goa, i wasn’t expecting...

26th September is European Day of Languages!

Hallo! Oi! Hola! Hej! As a traveler, i’m a big fan of immersing into local cultures – and languages are an integral part of helping in enabling that. Today is the European Day of Languages, and...

Riverside Goa 🔊 Podcast with Musafir Stories

Rivers have always been the lifeline of civilizations, from drinking water to trade routes. As someone who’s been exploring Goa since the past 14 years and counting, my fascination and fondness towards Goa’s rivers...

Exotic Italy: Rome, Tuscany & Bologna

When Deepti Kshirsgar did a guest post for me about her love for Florentine sunsets, i honestly and smugly passed it off as naivety – sunsets happen every day, around the world, right?! Wrong!...

Finding Feni: The Spirit Of Goa

Last month, i was back in my favorite place in the whole wide world – Goa! This time, it was an invitation by Goa Tourism to attend the Spirit Of Goa festival, a unique...

Travel Questions? Find the best answers on Quora!

I get a ton of travel related queries across social media, and sometimes they tend to get repetitive. So i’ve been trying to answer them all in one place – on Quora. In case...

Stockholm in 2 Days: Things to Do & See

Although my ‘home’ for the first night in Stockholm was a great find – very close to the central station and complete with a sauna room (and an amazing breakfast), i was looking forward...

How to travel anywhere in the world under Rs.1 Lakh

This is a longer version of my answer for a travel question on Quora. Travelling doesn’t have to be a super expensive proposition if you’re smart and lean about your choices and know where...