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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'.

First time Australia: Discovering Canberra

Honestly, besides knowing that it is the capital of Australia as a geeky Geography kid, i knew nothing about Canberra until last month, when i was invited to visit Canberra onboard Singapore Airlines’ new...

Opening the ‘doors of India’ – a unique mission!

Travel blogging doesn’t always pay monetarily – it’s more about expression, a way to journal one’s experiences and stories and often fulfilling because it helps others with their own planning and inspiration. But every...

The Business Traveler’s Guide To Delhi

New Delhi has so much to offer to travellers. It’s not only India’s political capital, it’s also the economic and financial centre of Northern India. Naturally, this brings in a huge influx of business...

24 Hours in Mysuru: Why it’s my new 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

  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...

Great Budget Hotels in Bengaluru – 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...