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Below are a few links to help you get started in my blog.


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Me on a photo excursion in rural India.

About Page

A Personal, Honest and Vulnerable Letter To The World

My A to Z of Travel

Where I’ve Been

I’m Not Just A Shy Introvert, I Have Social Anxiety

77 Things That Make Me Happy

25 Things I Did Before Turning 25


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The Zocalo in Mexico City.

The Best Shoes For India & Travelling in General

How To Prepare For A 16 Hour Flight Or Any Long Haul Flight

Pie Charts I Drew Describing My 15 Hour Transatlantic Flight

8 Reasons That Make Mexico an Appealing Country to Visit

How to Deal with Social Anxiety During Travel

Why It Is Awesome Being Mexican While Traveling Abroad and Tips If You Are Not One

Is Taking A Gap Year A Good Idea? Hint: Yes

Travel Activity: Zentangle (Meditative Doodling Art)

13 Best Travel Movies To Inspire You

The Many Beds I Have Slept In Around The World Since 2008

A Real Peaceful Place To Visit In Rural India

Feliz Dia de Los Muertos! Everything You Need To Know About The Day of the Dead

How To Be A Tourist In Mexico City (Written By A Mexican)

48 Hours In Victoria, British Columbia

15 Things To Know Before Moving To Rural India

Photo Excursion To King Ahmed’s Tomb in Rural India

Being Silly on a Ski Trip in The French Alps

7 Things That Frustrate and Perplex Me About The USA

10 Reasons Why I Fell In Love With London

My Ideal Taste of Travel Menu


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We Are Moving! To A Historical School In The Middle of Nowhere

Keeping Portland Weird

The Most Photogenic Beach I Have Been To: Cannon Beach, Oregon

Hiking In The Snow For The First Time – Mirror Lake Trail, Oregon

The Tulip Farm in Woodburn, Oregon

Summer Solstice In Mt. Hood, Oregon

Drinking My Way Around Portland, Oregon


The old caretaker, the new caretaker and me having dinner at the house in India.
The old caretaker, the new caretaker and me having dinner at the house in India.

So It Begins: 6 Night In Mumbai

11 Things That Will Happen When You Move To India

Our First Home In India

My First Time Riding A Scooter

First Time Grocery Shopping in India

First Time Riding A Scooter To Town and Shopping For Household Goods

Our First Pizza Night In India


A sugarcane juice machine in India.
A sugarcane juice machine in India.

Mechanics, Children, and The Doodhwala

Indian Style Birthday Celebration

Different Types of Indian Women Clothing

Behind The Scenes: Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindu Festival)

Dhuni: A Fire Ritual In India To Give Up Your Attachments

Home Security in Rural India

Don’t Be Disturbed By the Swastika in India


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Weekly Small Pleasures – Share Your Happiness


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Coconut cacao thumbprints

Easy Homemade Tahini

How To Make Homemade Peanut Butter

Cooking My First Indian Meal

Almond Chocolate Chunk Cookies (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free)

The Difference Between Coriander And Cilantro

I Made Kheer (Indian Rice Pudding)

Saffron: The Most Expensive Spice

Flourless Date Coconut Brownies (Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan)

Cilantro Lime Hummus

Homemade Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus Iced Tea)

See all my recipes.

14 thoughts on “New Here?

  1. India is a good country dear friends.. Welcome to India..I hope you enjoying well in India 🙂


  2. I love your blog! @awrestlingwriter sent me here. Fabulous!


    1. Thank you 🙂 I am gonna have to thank her too.


      1. You’re welcome, and thank you for your follow! -:)


  3. Wow! Your blog is too good. Reading it just makes me smile again and again! 🙂


    1. Thank you so much! And it makes me smile to make people smile 🙂


      1. Haha! There is magic in your words!
        Glad you liked our country!


  4. You are such an amazing writer. There is mixture of humor, emotions and perfect blend. It made me smile so many times. I am glad I found you, and will be a follower now.
    Another thing that did a straight connection was I love travelling as much as you do.
    Keep Writing and Smiling!!!


    1. Hi Aanchal, thank you so much. It means a lot when people enjoy my writing. Thanks for staying for the journey!


      1. Keep writing Mani. Glad to be connected.


  5. And I am a proud follower now 🙂


  6. Your journey, especially how you chose to defy society’s expectations, is so inspiring! I really admire your courage and how you had the guts to risk so much to follow your dreams.


    1. Thank you! I honestly always say that I don’t even know where the strength came from. I experienced a lot of challenges and opposition and first but it has been great in the long term.

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  7. Very nice and glad to know so much about you. I really appreciate your thoughts.


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