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Looking back at my first solo travel notes

Today i just happened to go through my Notes on Facebook which auto-imported from my old blog. Came across this one, which was the first post from my first ever solo overseas travel (Brazil, 2008). Almost...

Secret Rio De Janeiro

For someone who’s spent a month living in Rio de Janeiro, you can bet i have a few secrets for my readers! Just ensure that before you go around spreading the word, you do...

Brasil ♥ India – Here’s proof!

Just as Brazil is as exotic as it gets for us Indians, guess what… India is equally exotic for Brazilians! So much so, that as you travel through the land of samba and sunshine,...

Culture Shock in Brazil

Dealing with Culture Shock in Brazil: How to blend in!

The supreme advantage a desi person has, across South America is the ability to blend in with the help of some basic Portuguese (Brazil) and Spanish (all other countries). Besides that, use these nifty...

Ilha Grande – Brazil’s beautiful ‘big island’

Third article in the Mumbai Mirror, this time about my favorite island – Ilha Grande! Check it out in full glory as a PDF… Emerald Isle: Ilha Grande (1 of 2) by Kaushal Karkhanis...

South America: Quick tips on Brasil & Colombia

Two of my good friends, Nick and JP are visiting Brasil and Colombia respectively, soon. Here are some quick tips / advice I shared with them… COLOMBIA ‘Pollo asado con papas fritas + jugo...