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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’.

Marhaba, Jordan – a fascinating intro to the Arab world.

‘Marhaba‘ was the first word i learned in Arabic, as i set out to explore the mystical, Martian-like land of Jordan. It means “hello”, and is the most common form of greeting in Jordanian...

Awesome Finds: The young explorer showing us India from the sky!

Don’t we all love sharing all the things that make us go “Whoa, that’s awesome!”? Ergo, i’m kickstarting a new section of the blog to showcase websites, travellers, places and pretty much everything that...

Warming up to AirBNB (+ $100 giveaway!)

As a veteran CouchSurfer, i’ve honestly not been a big fan of AirBNB – until recently. Primarily because it commercialized what was always a no-expectations based community of hosts and ‘surfers’ (travelers). So when...

Fallin’ for Tallinn: Ahoy, Estonia!

Given how close Tallinn is from Helsinki, i hopped on a short cruise that took me to the Estonian capital in just over an hour. Little did i expect that it would make me...

Introducing Travel Videos by Exotic Gringo

In the past, i’ve been a shy story teller. Often holding back or unable to fully express and share my travel experiences. But this year, i made a commitment to let go of that...

Exploring Quito in a day

Quito, the capital of Ecuador is one of the most charming cities i’ve ever visited. A phenomenal mix of a heritage and cultural hub in the Old Town and party central in La Mariscal...

Coffee Trailing in Berlin

Earlier last year, i was in coffee heaven in Helsinki with Finland ranking as one of the highest in terms of per capita consumption of my favorite beverage. But little did i know that...

Thai Riviera – Cruising Bangkok’s Chao Phraya

One of the most unique and beautiful things about Bangkok is the fact that it’s located on the banks of the river Chao Phraya. This means the city gets a natural and efficient transport...