EXOTIC GRINGO ✈ Spotlight

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Fitness and Travel – How i’m doing it

Utopian. Impossible. Self-Torture. A whole lot of yada yada and mostly nada nada is what you’ll hear when you try to talk to people about fitness and travel, together. So let me be honest and upfront. I’ve always sucked at one goal...

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The Best of Goa for Photography

If there’s one place i’ve traveled extensively over and over again, and still remained in awe of, it’s Goa. It’s definitely a place to lighten your heart, free your mind and connect with your soul. As a bonus, it also offers some...

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Travel Exotic, Live Simple… Have a wander-full 2014!

My very first post of 2014, so here’s wishing all my dear readers a fabulous year ahead! It’s been a humble beginning for me so far, but i’m SO stoked about my upcoming Colombia visit for the second time starting 10th Feb...

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NYC Museum Hacking

Here’s a little secret about discovering one of New York City’s gems + meeting fun people… Museums can be boring if you try to explore them on your own. Sure, you’ll probably learn a lot more and soak in hours of high...

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Contests: Win trips to Germany, Peru, Australia

As my regular readers know, i’m going to Colombia in Feb 2014 thanks to Brand Colombia. i thought i’d pass on the karma this festive season, with 3 amazing chances to win vacations around the world! Do let me know if you...

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Contest: Win a trip to New Orleans

The WorldNomads Travel Film Scholarship is back! If you are a 18+ novice film maker (non-professional), you can apply to win a fully paid trip to New Orleans and be mentored by film maker Briann Rapsey. What are you waiting for? Click here...

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Foods i loved in the USA

It’s no secret that one of my top reasons to travel is my love for good food! On my first trip to the US, all i knew about American food was pizza, hamburgers and Diet Coke. So it was surely a pleasant...

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The Food Trucks of Portland

Portland has a really friendly, community spirited and geo-responsible vibe to it. Besides the plethora of foodie options, it also has some of the most authentic, locally run coffee shops. Visiting Portland was definitely a great decision. Megan was a really nice...

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Blast from the past – Virginia City, NV

Super energetic Kim had made plans for us to visit nearby Virginia City just a day after her wedding. Not to be confused with Virginia state, this is a quaint little town in Nevada that’s stuck in time. –  Or that’s what...