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An ode to Florentine sunsets…

We had to take the train from Rome to Florence – and we missed it! On the third day of the trip, I was extremely upset on this miss out as I had planned...

Fallin’ for Tallinn: Ahoy, Estonia!

Given how close Tallinn is from Helsinki, i hopped on a short cruise that took me to the Estonian capital in just over an hour. Little did i expect that it would make me...

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...

Roving around in Rovaniemi

In February of 2015, i went exploring Rovaniemi… home to Santa Claus in the Arctic Circle region of Finland. Here are the highlights of my trip! Stay: AirBNB My first AirBNB experience couldn’t have...

First impressions of Germany

When you don’t expect something and it still happens, it’s gratifying, humbling and magical at the same time. Especially around a festive time like Christmas! So for a trip that was never supposed to...

Meininger Hostel Berlin

Hostel Review: Meininger Hotel Berlin Mitte “Humboldthaus”

A photo posted by Kaushal Karkhanis (@exoticgringo) on Dec 5, 2015 at 10:52am PST My 'base' in Berlin was this bright and cheerful hotel + hostel that was perfect walking distance from everything i...

Zeit Zum Reisen! I’m off to Germany this weekend…

This Saturday, i'm off to Germany for a 5-day trip as a guest of Germany Tourism! i'll be visiting Frankfurt, Rüdesheim and Berlin - a city i've heard so many good things about. Here's...

Switzerland Tourism launches Winter 2015 #InLoveWithSwitzerland

Campaign Launched in India to promote winter holidays 27% increase of tourists from India to Switzerland was observed between Jan – June 2015 Switzerland Tourism has announced the launch of its ‘In Love with...