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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.

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...

Top 6 Things to do in Tallinn, Estonia!

Given how close Tallinn is from Helsinki, i feel that anyone visiting Finland (specifically Helsinki) MUST hop on to a short cruise to the Estonian capital which is just over an hour away by...

Introducing Travel Tube: 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...

E-Line Embarcadero – the BEST way to explore San Francisco

My recent visit to the US was for the Google IO Conference in Mountain View California, so i was staying in the Bay Area – but after the event, i was really looking forward...