When you make the decision to move permanently to India you’ll have a lot to do but the most time consuming is trying to think of American (and other Western) items that you won’t be able to get once you
Before I tell you my tips on how to drink bhang lassi in India, I want to paint a little picture of Rajasthan... but since there ARE photos in this post (lol) feel free to skip ahead, I suppose. Rajasthan
Jet lag used to be my nemesis, but that was before I defeated it! It wasn’t easy. It took almost four years. But now, on year five, when I’ve flown almost 40 hours way too many flights to count, I
I stick right between that little line of planning a little & trying to wing it. There are people, I hear, that plan their whole trip out before they go, Gasp! Props to them but I just don’t see the
The media has been treating India like a punching bag recently… and not without reason. Even Indian media reports on the horrid incidents occurring somewhat regularly in India. This will be one of many posts dedicated to safety tips for
This post is a little long-winded and touches on probably too many topics to put in one post, but it has been sitting in my draft folder for too long and I know that I'll never get it just right.
There are loads of backpacker’s packing lists all over the web, but this one is specific to India. Unsurprisingly, you will have to take a different type of clothing and tools for your trip in somewhat-conservative India. Backpacking India alone is
If you want to travel to find yourself, you have to most importantly: BE YOURSELF Are you shocked to know I have had people gasp at me when I say I ate Burger King in Thailand, or TGIF in Bombay?
I spent five awe-inspiring weeks in Lugala, a village near the Capital (Kampala) of Uganda. Other than volunteering at the local hospital and finding adventure rafting the Nile River and bungee jumping, I met three girls who changed my life:
It was the worst I’d ever felt, and it wasn’t going away. Every day I was getting some new symptom, but I questioned, was just the stress of traveling solo in India? It wasn’t stress. It was Dengue Fever. It
How many mornings start out with you opening your front door to a bucket of blue water in your face? Followed by a sneak attack bucket poured from the balcony... It happens every year in Goa and this was my
No matter how laid-back and fly by the seat of your pants you are, there are some important documents to take while traveling. It's better to just put them in a pocket of your backpack and have them ready than