Guide to South Indian Food | Fresher & Healthier

I really like South Indian food... having said that, a month of it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, was pushing it a bit. Things I noted in comparison with North Indian: In the South it was noticeably more vegetarian than with meat. The veg wasn't cooked down so much. Instead of mashed up curry sides,

Southern Bandung | sulfur lakes and tea fields

After seeing so much in Northern Bandung, I was really excited to see what the South has in store. So, here's what to do in Southern Bandung, or at least what I did. Everyone talked about the "White Crater" and I didn't google it because I really wanted a surprise. I was not disappointed. By

Northern Bandung | mountains and volcanic craters

I didn't know what to expect at all when I got to Bandung, least of all what to do in Northern Bandung. I was there on a trip with Indonesia and Bandung tourism, and didn't have much time to research the area. I was BLOWN AWAY with the sights. Some of the best parts were

Why I Was in Bandung + What to do in Bandung?

As we raced down the highway, I curled up in the front seat with my Harry Potter audio book playing (while Harry was first discovering his hidden Quidditch talents) on the way to the airport to leave Indonesia. I'd been in Bandung for 5 days and weirdly felt like I was in America on the

Coco Shambhala Goa, Luxury Villas

I am officially obsessed with this property! Coco Shambhala Goa's most luxurious villas.. in my opinion. I spent a weekend here with Ben in order to do this review and was blown away with the amazing staff, perfect food (I wish it was open to non-guests; it would be the best restaurant in town), and

Expats | 22 Ways You Might be Turning Indian

After so much time in India, it seems I am turning Indian, but I'm not the only one. I see many expat friends changing the longer they stay in India. It's the small things I catch myself doing or someone points out to me. It's almost impossible to immerse yourself in a culture for a

Ask Me Anything: How do you avoid Delhi Belly?

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. How do you avoid Delhi Belly? You don't!

7 Things to Do in Mysore | A Complete Mysore Guide

After spending about 10 days exploring this city with a tour guide, I sure as hell better be able to give you some kind of Mysore guide! If goMowgli taught me anything, it’s that even 10 days isn’t long enough to see this “royal” city and learn about it’s past. Actually, I’ve learned so much