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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...

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...

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...

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...