7 Tips From an Amateur: Backpacking for Beginners

Before I dare to venture into this topic, I should put out a disclaimer that I am in no way a backpacking expert. I love to travel and I do it as often as I can, but my backpacking days consisted of me just winging it and learning stuff along the way. As a total … Continue reading 7 Tips From an Amateur: Backpacking for Beginners

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know (but need to know!) About Travel in India

So you've finally decided to visit the infamous incredible India! Or maybe you're just daydreaming/ curious. Either way, here are some things to know about travel in India (especially if you're not Indian!) Luckily (for you), I endured 10 months of silly mistakes, really scary/crazy experiences, too many close calls, and a huge learning curve … Continue reading 5 Things You Probably Don’t Know (but need to know!) About Travel in India

Floating Foreigners: Kerala’s Backwater Houseboat Experience

If you google "things to do in Kerala", I can guarantee you that the backwater tours on houseboats will be one of the top results you'll get. The backwaters are a series of canals and lakes lined with paddy fields and local villages. The routes were originally used as a means for transporting and trading, … Continue reading Floating Foreigners: Kerala’s Backwater Houseboat Experience