8 Worthwhile Shopping Tours in India & Meeting Local Artisans

I am a girl who likes to shop and in the last six years, I have done some serious shopping in India. I spent a month in Karnataka and met many local artisans there where I bought khadi and made clothing. I've met artisans in Arunachal Pradesh who make the most amazing neon prints which

10 Quirky Things I Love About the Culture in India

You don't stay in a place as long as I have unless you really love it. It's been five years since I'ved lived here and 6 since I first came traveling here. India has its challenges not just as an expat or traveler, but for Indian people - but it has a unique culture that

How Do You Take a Bucket Bath in India?

Ever heard of a bucket bath? If you're coming to India as a budget traveler you'll want to get used to them because it's 1000% what kind of washing up you'll be doing. Most bathrooms in Indian homes and hotels do not have a shower head up top but only a tap at the bottom.

My Stay at Coco Shambhala, Voted India’s ‘Best Debut Hotel’

I have been waiting to stay at Coco Shambhala Sindhudurg ever since I heard the plot had been bought! I love their sister property in Goa and constantly recommend it to people looking for a luxury stay in Goa - but this new place is a 4 villa property just across the border in Maharashtra.