India, Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer Diaries: The Legend of Suryagarh

Something becomes ‘bespoke’ to me when service is earnest, non-intrusive yet customized and goes beyond one’s expectations. That’s how i’ll sum up the 3 days spent at the ultra luxurious Suryagarh in Jaisalmer! Breakfast...

Europe, Finland

Roving around in Rovaniemi

In February of 2015, i went exploring Rovaniemi… home to Santa Claus in the Arctic Circle region of Finland. Here are the highlights of my trip! Stay: AirBNB My first AirBNB experience couldn’t have...

Sri Lanka

Offer Alert! ‘See Shop Party Colombo’ package @ Rs. 19, 999/-

Yesterday, i was invited by Cinnamon Hotels & Sri Lankan Airlines for the launch of their new holiday package. While i was expecting a typical operator package, i was pleasantly surprised by the fabulous...

Europe, Featured

First impressions of Germany

When you don’t expect something and it still happens, it’s gratifying, humbling and magical at the same time. Especially around a festive time like Christmas! So for a trip that was never supposed to...

Peru

The Pilgrimage of the Incas

It’s been over a year since I came back from the Inca Trail and nostalgia engulfs me. My husband and I did the Inca Trail with another couple that we are really close to,...

India, Mahabaleshwar

Unlocking Destination Mahabaleshwar with LeMeridien Resort & Spa

Confession time! I had never visited Mahabaleshwar until November of 2015. One of the most popular getaways for Mumbaikars seemed so close to home that i often shrugged it off, without realizing what i...

Meininger Hostel Berlin

Europe, Germany

Hostel Review: Meininger Hotel Berlin Mitte “Humboldthaus”

A photo posted by Kaushal Karkhanis (@exoticgringo) on Dec 5, 2015 at 10:52am PST My 'base' in Berlin was this bright and cheerful hotel + hostel that was perfect walking distance from everything i...

Europe, Germany

Zeit Zum Reisen! I’m off to Germany this weekend…

This Saturday, i'm off to Germany for a 5-day trip as a guest of Germany Tourism! i'll be visiting Frankfurt, Rüdesheim and Berlin - a city i've heard so many good things about. Here's...