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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

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

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

A Luxury Guide to Chengdu

Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature a new travel blogger. Some weeks it will be a really fun interview about packing, fashion, and fitness so you can snoop inside their bags & lives a little bit and other

This is India! 47

Welcome back to This is India! I always have funny/weird stories about India to share with friends or family when I talk to them. This is just meant to be an honest portrayal about my life in India through short

10 Tips for NOT Gaining Weight While Journeying

When you’re traveling, it’s almost inevitable that things will go wrong. Delayed flights, lost luggage, missed reservations, the list can go on and on.  And unfortunately, a lot of it is completely out of your control.  However, as the saying

8 Day Trips From Mysore

When I first backpacked India, I went from city to city, maybe a small town here and there, but they were all Lonely Planet approved. After living in Goa I realized how much goes missed in guide books. Had I come

Backpackers Boutique: Packing Tips from The Journeyoguer

Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature a new travel blogger. Some weeks it will be a really fun interview about packing, fashion, and fitness so you can snoop inside their bags & lives a little bit and other

This is India! 46

Welcome back to This is India! I always have funny/weird stories about India to share with friends or family when I talk to them. This is just meant to be an honest portrayal about my life in India through short

Finding the Best Food in Mysore | 8 Mysore Restaurants

Mysore is known for a lot: yoga, silk, Ayurveda... but food was not something I heard people rave about. It doesn't have that expat Bangalore crowd so I didn't think I'd find anything but Indian. Overall, I think while in

Zostel Changes The Way You’ll Backpack India

Backpacking India is changing with the addition of hostels in the major tourist hubs. Just three years ago, I only saw a couple of government hostels priced at 50 rs and you really got what 50 rs would get you