Varkala Beach: Edge of Disaster

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View of North cliff, Varkala Beach

Deep in Southern India in the state of Kerala is a funky, beach town called Varkala. It is fast becoming a ‘must go’ destination for the backpacking elite, nouveau rich...


Shanti Kerala

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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...


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

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Beach in Kerala

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...


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...


Nepal Street Art – Part 2

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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,...


Top 10 Things to Do in Kathmandu

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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...


Nepal Street Art – Part 1

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There is a wide variety of street art in Nepal pulsating throughout the country, while not as sophisticated as other cities like Reykjavik or Istanbul, it is there and very interesting...


Dal Bhat Power, 24 Hour

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Dal Bhat is the national dish of Nepal and anyone who comes to Nepal, eats the dal bhat. For those new to the taste sensation of dal bhat, it literally...