What’s the Best Place to Stay in Goa? [My Absolute Favorites]

After five years of living in Goa and exploring just about every little hut and jungle setting, I've put together a list to answer your question, "What's the best place to stay in Goa?" It's easily one of the best places to visit in India, and I highly recommend coming, even if you're visiting during

How to Backpack NorthEast India (FAQ, Answered.)

I recently spent some time in Northeast India in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam with Holiday Scout. It's a misunderstood tribal area of India, and when I first came here 3 years ago, was barely mentioned in Lonely Planet; it was not recommended to visit because of safety reasons. But now Northeast tourism is growing and NorthEast

14 Best Budget Hotels in Goa for Backpackers

I know some people are on a very tight budget and don't really care if the place they stay in nice, but just want the cheapest bed they can possibly sleep in at the cheapest hotel in goa. There may be some online cheaper than this, BUT these are ones I know about personally. Goa does have

Best 5 Star Hotels in Goa

So, this is a topic I hadn't written about even after being in Goa so long, because I didn't feel it would be that beneficial, but there are a lot of rich folks out there who want a 5 star hotel in Goa during their stay! Good for you if you're one of them! When

International Boho-Chic Designers: Varuna Iyer // India

Welcome back to the series "International Boho-Chic Designers". I meet so many fashion designers and artists on my travels and as a shopaholic,  I love having unique items from abroad. I want to share them with you!  The designers featured here are those I really shop from and adore. I have known Varuna for some time; she's

Chamundi Hills | my favorite Hindu story

Chamundi Hills in Mysore is THE hotspot of Karnataka. My tour guide from goMowgli said it's basically sacrilegious to visit Mysore and not climb the hill, see the Chamundeshwari temple and giant Nandi, Mahishasura statue, and hear the ancient story. I was being a lazy butt, so we drove to the top and on the

Ask Me Anything: Should I Buy a Used Car to Tour India?

I sometimes share e-mails under the tag "ask me anything". I get a lot of very similar e-mails which means there are a lot of people out there thinking the same questions. Why not address them to everyone? You can search more like these by clicking that link above. I got the most interesting e-mail from two

5 Most Romantic Places for an Indian Honeymoon

I am not really one to think about my next destination based on romance. In fact, I never have. I probably never will. But I don't write this blog for ME, I write it for my lovely readers, YOU! I know that you may actually want to know where to book romantic places in India