Contests

1st Exotic Gringo Giveaway: Rio For Partiers

You – yes, you there in the fancy PJs with stars in your sleepy eyes, i want you to dust off your passport and head to Brazil the soonest flight you can book! To...

India

Gringo Says Go: Corinthians, Pune

Sometimes you want to keep a place a secret – just so you can savor the selfish pleasure of being among the lucky ones who know of it. That’s the kind of place you’ll discover...

Brazil, tips

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...

language, Spotlight

How to Learn a New Language in 3 easy steps

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

India

Bollywood Movies for Travelers, to Know India better!

I asked my friends to help me choose movies / songs to show friends i meet on my travels, to best showcase India, Bollywood and Mumbai. Here’s a compilation of all the responses, including the...

Brazil, India

Brasil ♥ India – Here’s proof!

Just as Brazil is as exotic as it gets for us Indians, guess what… India is equally exotic for Brazilians! So much so, that as you travel through the land of samba and sunshine,...

Colombia, food

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...

Colombia, food

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...