Dahi Handi in Mapusa, Goa (coolest festival in India)

I’ll just go ahead and apologize in advance about the shit quality of the photos of Dahi Handi in Mapusa, Goa, India. I wasn’t sure what to expect last year and didn’t bring my camera. There are SO many festivals in India and some turn out photo-worth, while others are just kids throwing fire crackers and drunk

Guide for One Day in Mumbai (Bombay)

Bombay (Mumbai) can be overwhelming on your first visit, but after multiple trips it's much easier to get around with ease and see more of the amazing city. I'll share with you where I took my parents in Mumbai when we only had one day. With just one day in Mumbai, here is what you

I’m going to Kerala with goMowgli & want you to come too!

I have been holding in this exciting news for a couple months now and am so happy to finally share that I'm going on another tour with goMowgli and they are offering a discount for my readers to come along with! This time, it's Kerala! If you remember, which how could you not since I

Indian Replacements for American & UK Beauty Products

You will find some of your favorite British or American beauty products in India, but some will be missing or only available at duty-free in the airport at a much higher rate. I've had to learn to swap out brands and products I loved for a similar one available in India. In reality, it's not

Moving to India Packing List Part 3: Clothing

With so many people wanting to move to India (seriously, I get a couple e-mails a week), I've been adding a couple more posts about what to pack and know before you come here. In the first two segments I focused on Americans moving to India as the beauty and hair products and random things

Backpacking India for Two Months | A Sneak Peek & Tips

While on a tour through Karnataka, I met Siobhan Carrick and Chandell Kelly. I'd briefly spoken with them on Instagram, and I knew they followed my blog. We had some amazing times together on the Chikkamagalur loop of the goMowgli tour & they kept me cracking up telling me stories from their last two months

The ONE Country That Can Make You Feel Like You’ve Been to FIVE

India has a vastly changing landscape and as you travel from state to state, not only does the language change- but the clothing, the attitudes, the traditions, and especially the weather changes along with it! You can't compare Manali with Kovalam, or Mumbai with Coorg... they are so different that it makes the traveler realize

How to Rent a House in Goa | Tips & Prices

Looking for a house in Goa online is almost pointless because you can’t really guarantee the people will let you have the house when you arrive (because they might rent to someone already there willing to pay higher) and I don’t recommend sending money to someone to hold your place. Don't forget to pick up