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Exotic Gringo (Kaushal Karkhanis)

Leading an experimental life as a digital nomad, Kaushal started traveling in 2007 while choosing to shuttle between Goa and Mumbai as 'home'.

Mysuru Palace - back gate

Mysuru in 24 Hours (and why it’s now my favorite city in India)!

My love for the majestic city of Mysuru was seeded by an unlikely evangelist: my favorite chocolate maker in India…

Dead Sea Jordan: The floating experience (and a giveaway!)

  After a tiring day, i was eagerly looking forward to the ‘floating in the Dead Sea’ experience. Given that our resort was located at the very banks of it – complete with a...

Comfort foods around the world, to ensure you don’t miss home food!

One of the most common questions i get asked as a long term / slow traveller is how i manage to NOT miss home food. I’ll let this post be the answer. Simply put,...

South America Travel Basics: Getting a Yellow Fever Vaccine in Mumbai

Who needs it The popular misconception is that yellow fever vaccination is required to travel to South America or Africa. In reality, one requires it when returning to India, else you may be subjected...

Hotels in Bengaluru, India – Curated Ideas

Pardon my long hiatus from the blog – been working in Bengaluru for the past 3 months and haven’t had any breathing time to sit down and blog properly. To catch up on my...

‘Dali Meets Gatsby’ – a quirky Bikaner experience with Narendra Bhavan

inspired by the eclectic and quirky life of the last reigning King of Bikaner and built atop his actual residence, Narendra Bhawan is perhaps ‘Great Gatsby meets Salvador Dali’!
me, by the window with a magnificent view of Vidigal beach

Digital Nomad Secrets: How to find cheap long term stays

Today, i’m going to sub-let you in on a secret that most nomads and long term (slow) travelers are already aware of. in fact, i already gave it away. It’s called…. sublets! i discovered...

Finding Flamingos in Mumbai: Easy guide

Over the weekend, i went to visit my grandma at my aunt’s place – who had just got back from an evening of flamingo watching at Sewri. i’ve always heard and known about flamingos...