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Vietnam or Bust

Vietnam is one of my favorite countries and can’t wait to go back, but in the meanwhile, enjoy these articles.



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Top 10 Posts from Around the World

A nice collection of all Top 10 posts I have written over 40+ countries.

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Top 10 Posts


From the Blog…

Shanti Kerala

Shanti Kerala

India is a very hurried place but the minute you step off the plane in Kochi, the largest airport of Kerala, a feeling of calmness takes over. Gone are the crowded, polluted streets of Jaipur...

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Beach in Kerala

Why India Turns Me Into An A**h***?

Warning: This article contains strong language. I should preface this article by saying that I am traveling India on my own. I have no travel partner to shoulder some of the stress and no tours...

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Welcome to the Jungle: Kathmandu

Welcome to the Jungle: Kathmandu

There is a song I sing to myself whenever I go to New Delhi, “Welcome to the Jungle” by Guns and Roses. It’s a fitting title for the chaos that this North Indian town imbues....

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Nepal Street Art – Part 2

Nepal Street Art – Part 2

Here is part two of my Nepal street art installment. I captured these all over Thamel and near Kingsway. Apparently, these are by a group of artists (not Nepali). Unfortunately, I was only able to...

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Top 10 Things to Do in Kathmandu

Top 10 Things to Do in Kathmandu

Kathmandu or KTM is the political and financial center of Nepal. It boasts (some) wide avenues, international cuisine, lots of pollution and horrendous traffic. It also is part of anyone’s itinerary when coming to Nepal...

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