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Digital Nomad Secrets: How to find cheap long term stays

Today, i’m going to sub-let you in on a secret that most nomads and long term (slow) travelers are already aware of. in fact, i already gave it away. It’s called…. sublets! i discovered...

Keeping Warm in Lapland: What To Wear & How

One of the biggest concerns people have about traveling to places like Lapland and the Arctic Circle is keeping warm in sub-zero temperatures. Especially when you come from a hot and humid country like...

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...

How to Learn a New Language in 3 easy steps

A quick Google Search educates me that [highlight]’fluency’ is being able to express oneself easily and articulately.[/highlight] That’s really all there is to language. Expression of oneself and getting others to understand you. So why...

Free Hugs

How to make friends anywhere you travel

Nomadic Matt recently posted an informative video about the same subject, and i thought it would be great to delve into it further. His points are spot on and very actionable, it’s just that what...

Culture Shock in Brazil

Avoiding 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...

Nod, if you can do the desi head bobble!

For anyone who’s ever been to India, the desi bobble or nod is an amusing, lifelong memory. Nirvana Films captures this aspect of the traveler’s experience brilliantly in the new Incredible India 2013 ad....

Hosteling – A great way to travel!

At the recently held Travel & Tourism Fair 2012 (TTF) in Mumbai, perhaps the best stall in terms of value for travelers was the Youth Hostel Association of India one.I was pleasantly surprised that...