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13 Little Known Tips for Taj Mahal Visit

A trip to India is pretty incomplete without visiting its most famous landmark! The Taj Mahal isn't only a famous place to visit in India, it's famous all around the globe, with millions of visitors every year. Here are all

9 Best Journey Books that will Induce Severe Wanderlust

I’ll be the first to admit, I don’t read enough classics. I can’t seem to get around to reading travel staples like Out of Africa, 7 Years in Tibet and Journeys with Charley, yet when Brandi Glanville, my favorite Real

This is India! (eight)

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

Kochi Markets, Kerala

Ben has been spending a lot of time in Kochi for work, and I love to tag along anywhere I can. I've been down to check out the Kochi markets three times in the last couple months and have decided

My Best Friend Got Married: Rachel & Ian

What would the point of this blog be if I couldn't share my best friend's wedding with you all? Rachel and I met in preschool when we were 3 or 4 and have been bestie's ever since. I made sure

Olaulim Backyards / The Other Side of Goa

Showing up at Olaulim Backyards, the other side of Goa, was like walking into the set of Life of Pi, complete with a cat called richard parker. The zoo animals were two litle goats that know how to kayak, a

This is India! (seven)

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

Celebrating Sao Joao in Goa by Jumping in Wells

Every year in monsoon on June 24th, Christians celebrate Sao Joao in Goa in dedication to John the Baptist. There are lots of Christians in Goa because of the Portuguese influence so you see beautiful churches like in Old Goa.

Mangeli Waterfall, a Monsoon Adventure

As it's raining cats and dogs in Goa and I'm trapped inside, this seems like a good story to share. We planned on waking up early to get to Mangeli waterfall at first, but early wake up calls literally never

Which Goa Restaurants and Clubs are Open in Monsoon?

One of my favorite things about being an expat in Goa are all the food options here. I have made many lists, including my favorite restaurants in Goa but sadly most of these are all closed. I've already explained a lot about what

This is India! (six)

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