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Comfort foods around the world, to ensure you don’t miss home food!

One of the most common questions i get asked as a long term / slow traveller is how i manage to NOT miss home food. I’ll let this post be the answer. Simply put,...

Thrifty Drifter Indore Challenge 1 of 3 – Find the secret recipe!

If you’ve been following my Indore adventures with Ginger Hotels, you know they set me up for 3 challenges in the city, with a pre-allocated budget – along with my buddy Sudi. The first...

Tuscany comes to Mumbai at Prego this summer!

This summer, Prego at the Westin Mumbai Garden City is bringing food lovers an authentic scrumptious Tuscan food festival that promises to be an unforgettable experience. Italian Food is one of the most popular fares in the...

Foodies Assemble! Mahalaxmi Saras Exhibition 2017

Before you remind me that Exotic Gringo is a travel blog and not a food blog, let me tell you one thing: If you want to experience the best of rural Indian culture (specifically...

Gringo Says Go: Thalassa, Goa

If i were to pick ONE single restaurant in all of Goa, Thalassa would have to be it.   From the very first time i discovered it in 2010, i fell i love with...

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...

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...