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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'.

Bhutan with mom

Backpacking Bhutan with mom: 5 day itinerary

My first visit to Bhutan was back in 2007, with a group tour organized by my friend Prateek Deo. The experience was SO soulful, enriching and unforgettable that i had decided i would return...

Chill, folks… Imagica just added a snow park!

Mumbai & Pune residents… if your city’s heat has got you frustrated, consider a ‘chill-out’ getaway this sunny season to Imagica and experience the snowy winters at their newest attraction, Imagica Snow Park –...

Hipster Berlin Trail: 1-day walking tour

That’s right. I actually managed to soak in the essence of uber-cool Berlin in just one day, thanks to a walking tour of the hipster ‘Mitte’, Prenzlauer Berg and Hackescher Hof areas with Henrick...

36 Hours in Berlin (and wishing i had more!)

Berlin had a lot to live up to it’s expectations i had for her. From my brother to my buddies to just about anyone who’s ever set foot in Berlin – i’ve heard nothing...

Gringo Says Go: Vaayu, Goa

One of the things i love about Goa is that every visit is a new discovery, a new story. And in spite of coming back to an injured knee from a bike accident –...

MEGA Giveaway! Win a Polaroid cam, travel bag, USB wallet card and more…

Alright, i’ve been meaning to do this for a while now and it’s finally here… I’m giving away prizes, surprises and Exotic Gringo merchandise all through April in a MEGA GIVEAWAY!! To qualify, you...

The Liebster Award: My Answers + Nominations

Firstly, a massive thank you to Jaspreet Narang of Via Bangkok for nominating me for the fun and interesting Liebster Award. A pay-it-forward kinda game for travel bloggers which helps discover new and upcoming...

Jaisalmer Diaries: The Legend of Suryagarh

Something becomes ‘bespoke’ to me when service is earnest, non-intrusive yet customized and goes beyond one’s expectations. That’s how i’ll sum up the 3 days spent at the ultra luxurious Suryagarh in Jaisalmer! Breakfast...