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Exotic Gringo (Kaushal Karkhanis)

Leading an experimental life as a digital nomad, I started traveling in 2007 while choosing to shuttle between Goa and Mumbai as 'home'. An epic life-changing trip to South America an year later gave birth to this blog, Exotic Gringo.

Great news for the Indian passport holder!

Thailand: Indian passport validity reduced to one month for Thai visa – via TravTalk In a move to encourage Indians to visit Thailand, the Thai Immigration has reduced passport validity to only one month...

Antalya: An exotic Turkish detour

[pullquote-left]Fifteen minutes before scheduled landing, Turkish Airlines flight TK721 took a detour to Antalya instead of landing in Istanbul.[/pullquote-left] This may sound like a thriller movie, but the cause was a snowstorm which had...

Foodies, Assemble! Mahalaxmi SARAS Mumbai Exhibition 2020

If you want to experience the best of rural Indian culture (especially Maharashtrian cuisine), please do yourself a big favor and head to the Mahalaxmi SARAS expo to experience some authentic gaavran cuisine, handicrafts...

A rich Ecuadorian Chocolate Experience in Mumbai

Last week, Pro Ecuador, the Institute for the Promotion of Trade and Investment of the country, invited me to an awesome event in Mumbai. The event was based on ‘experiencing Ecuador’, recreating the life of...

Travel Contest: Win an Epic Food Trip w/ Turkish Airlines

Attention food & travel lovers! You could be globetrotting with Turkish with a friend soon… Upload your photo of #EpicFood – the dish from your travels that’s most surprised your taste buds, the dish you...

European Union conducts ‘Restaurant Week’ in Mumbai

As part of its ‘Tastes of Europe’ campaign, the European Union is hosting a restaurant week in Mumbai from 6th – 12th September 2014 With it’s ‘Restaurant Week’ scheduled from 6th – 12th September in...

Bhutan: The Last Shangri-La

As i prepare to return to Bhutan after 7 years, i’m compelled to look back at my first trip to the Royal Kingdom of Bhutan – “the last place on the roof of the world”...

Travel Contests – September 2014

Win a trip to Las Vegas, USA DEADLINE: 8th September, 2014 Las Vegas is just a step away, courtesy VH1! Win an all expenses paid trip to Sin City by answering a simple question. Enter here: Step...