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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'.

Bollywood Movies for Travelers, to Know India better!

I asked my friends to help me choose movies / songs to show friends i meet on my travels, to best showcase India, Bollywood and Mumbai. Here’s a compilation of all the responses, including the...

Brasil ♥ India – Here’s proof!

Just as Brazil is as exotic as it gets for us Indians, guess what… India is equally exotic for Brazilians! So much so, that as you travel through the land of samba and sunshine,...

Street Food in Colombia: ‘Obleas’

Obleas are a very common, (sweet) street food in Colombia. I tried it at Plaza Bolivar and i wish i had space for another one! Think of these as ‘sweet popadum sandwiches’ which could have...

Picking Coffee in Colombia’s Zona Cafetara

It’s an open secret that Colombian coffee is one of the finest, most aromatic coffees in the whole world. As an ardent fan and lover of both coffee and Colombia, i went to discover...
Free Hugs

How to make friends anywhere you travel

Nomadic Matt recently posted an informative video about the same subject, and i thought it would be great to delve into it further. His points are spot on and very actionable, it’s just that what...

Re-visiting Bogotá 5 years later

When i was backpacking across Colombia for a month back in 2008, i loved each and every place i visited. The only place that i didn’t feel too comfortable, and actually seemed a bit...

Going vegetarian in South America

Dear vegetarian friends, I’m trying an experiment on my second South America trip… … to go all-vegetarian for at least one of my daily meals. On the surface, it seems like a really tough...

Fitness + 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...