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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...

My Tatkaal Passport Renewal Experience

Earlier this month, i started preparing for my passport renewal since my 2nd passport was due for renewal in March. Upon successful submission of my documents, it took a grand total of 2 days...

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...

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...
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...

10 Tips for Solo Women Travelers

Hello Ladies! If you have decided (or planning) to take a break from your routine and the only way to treat yourself is to pack up and take off to a far far away...

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...