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

Your Little Krabi Budget Guide | Under $30 per day

(The following is a guest post from Nina Ragusa, a fellow blogger, who lived in Krabi for over a year and is sharing her budget tips.) Majestic karst mountains, idyllic islands, and shorelines for miles. It’s a magical getaway. The Krabi region, in Thailand, provides exactly this, so there’s no surprise it’s a hot spot. It’s

My Week in Bangkok for TBEX Asia 2015

I hope you guys weren't too annoyed by my # TBEX Asia 2015 coverage back in mid-October. I was at my first travel blogging conference! And yes, it's kind of as nerdy as it sounds. Before I get into details on the conference I just want to share a bit about my week in Bangkok.

Maduzi | Best Boutique Hotel in Bangkok

I was just in Bangkok for TBEX (travel blogging conference) and knew well ahead of time I was going to one. It was one of the only very planned out trips I've taken since I had to buy the conference tickets early. It gave me a lot of time to decide which hotel I wanted

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

Kerala Backpacking Tips & 10 Day Kerala Itinerary

Kerala, "God's Own Country", brings in SO many tourists each year and I am going to share my Kerala backpacking tips & Kerala itinerary. It's one of the most popular states in India and is considered less touristy than Goa and more "real India" (although in my opinion, all of India is "real"). I love when

Less Touristy Than Munnar | Explore Chinnakanal Tea Fields

I've always wanted to go to the tea fields of India, but never actually thought past Darjeeling, when in fact the fields near Munnar in Kerala are possibly even more popular as a hill station to visit. When backpacking Kerala, this is something not to miss! While on our way with goMowgli, they got news