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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.

Land Rover Experience in rain soaked Aamby Valley

Before most of Mumbai woke up to say TGIF, i took off on an epic adventurous getaway in Aamby Valley on Friday – to experience the new Land Rover Discovery Sport! One of the...

Dil Jordan Jordan Ho Gaya ❤️

Folks close to me know that i’ve had a shaky first half of this year – from work to accident to post-accident recovery stress + weight gain to you name it – Murphy’s been...
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...