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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.

Exotic Gringo in print!

Dear fellow traveler, it’s a pleasure to share with you two of my travel pieces which were recently published in Mumbai Mirror, the daily tabloid from the Times of India group. I’d love to...

Travel afar + Meet exciting people!

Most of us have that on top of our dream bucketlist, don’t we? Let me tell you, it’s easier than you think. From my own personal experience of traveling, I know that places are...
Girls wearing traditional drindl

Prost! Oktoberfest 2016 in Pune & Mumbai

Beer drinkers rejoice! This year, the official Oktoberfest organized by the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce will take place on 2nd of December, 6.00 pm onwards at the Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC) –...

South America: Quick tips on Brasil & Colombia

Two of my good friends, Nick and JP are visiting Brasil and Colombia respectively, soon. Here are some quick tips / advice I shared with them… COLOMBIA ‘Pollo asado con papas fritas + jugo...

The Best Free Tools to find Cheap Flights

A roundup of the best tools to help you find the cheapest flights to anywhere in the world, from your nearest airport.

50 Fun Things To Do in Goa: The 2020 Guide

ExoticGringo brings you THE ultimate, exhaustive list of things to do differently in Goa. First published in 2010, i’ve now updated it for the 2019-2020 season, so you can be sure you’re not missing...

10 Great Ways to Travel Frugal

Photo Credits: (via Flickr) – Melissa Vossler Backpackers, honeymooners, group travelers – whatever travel profile you fit into, you could surely benefit from some savings while traveling, right? When we’re advocating frugality while traveling,...

When in Rome, parla italiano!

I can’t stress enough how important and rewarding it is, to be able to speak and understand the local language when you’re traveling to a new destination. You don’t have to get a master’s...