New York, NYC

Covering New York in 6 Hours (hurrah for layovers!)

En route Bogotá from Mumbai, i had a eight-hour layover in Newark, New Jersey – too short a time to venture out in the city from the airport. But that sounded like just the...

food, Goa

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...

Travel

Trevolta Honeymoon Registry

Trevolta.com has just launched  The Trevolta Honeymoon Registry, which allows couples to open a registry to raise funds for their honeymoon. Very often, couples already have everything they need when getting married. Trevolta Honeymoon Registry...

Contests

Travel Contests – June 2014

Want to go on a fully paid trip like me? Oman and Australia are giving YOU a chance 🙂 Don’t miss the third contest which is a travel writing competition from WeSaidGoTravel, with total...

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...