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Great news for the Indian passport holder!

Thailand: Indian passport validity reduced to one month for Thai visa – via TravTalk In a move to encourage Indians to visit Thailand, the Thai Immigration has reduced passport validity to only one month...

Street Food in Colombia: ‘Obleas’

Obleas are a very common, (sweet) street food in Colombia. I tried it at Plaza Bolivar and i wish i had space for another one! Think of these as ‘sweet popadum sandwiches’ which could have...

Picking Coffee in Colombia’s Zona Cafetara

It’s an open secret that Colombian coffee is one of the finest, most aromatic coffees in the whole world. As an ardent fan and lover of both coffee and Colombia, i went to discover...

Re-visiting Bogotá 5 years later

When i was backpacking across Colombia for a month back in 2008, i loved each and every place i visited. The only place that i didn’t feel too comfortable, and actually seemed a bit...

Going vegetarian in South America

Dear vegetarian friends, I’m trying an experiment on my second South America trip… … to go all-vegetarian for at least one of my daily meals. On the surface, it seems like a really tough...

I’m going on a sponsored trip to Colombia!

5 years ago, I happened to visit a stunningly beautiful country that had me spellbound in no time. Today, I’m overjoyed to announce that this country picked me to experience it’s wonders on a...

Colombia – The only risk is wanting to stay back!

Cross-posting this from my comment on the Tripping.com Facebook page. Tripping: Tell us about a *random act of kindness* from your travels. Me: First day in Colombia… after having heard enough of “isn’t it scary/risky”...

Exotic Gringo in print!

Dear fellow traveler, it’s a pleasure to share with you two of my travel pieces which were recently published in Mumbai Mirror, the daily tabloid from the Times of India group. I’d love to...