Some of My Coolest Memories of Living in India

You know how when someone loses weight or changes but you see them every day, you don't really notice it? I feel like I woke up in Goa every day for 5 years and I don't think anything of it - yet, when I think about the fact I lived in India for over 5 years,

How To Take Pets Out of India to Mexico (Or Anywhere)

Many travelers come to India and fall in love with a stray dog or two. They might dream of taking that pet home with them but think it's impossible - it's not. You can take pets out of India, mostly dogs and cats. I did just that after five years living here. My boyfriend and

Air Canada Business Class Review: Mumbai to Toronto

As you know, I left India for the last time as an expat last week and from here on out will be going back to India as a tourist. Ben and I took our pets and preparing to leave India with pets (think quarantine, paperwork, and government export offices) is about as stressful as you

5 Quiet Goa Beaches Perfect for Relaxing in Paradise

There are so many Goa Beaches worth visiting and some of the most popular ones like Ashwem and Anjuna have many people, shops, and restaurants - but lots of visitors to Goa want to hop around Goa beaches that are quiet where they can relax in solitude to read, write, and be in nature without

16 Things You Need to Know Before a Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh India

I am so happy to share this guest post with you about what to expect at a yoga retreat in Rishikesh! A yoga retreat in Rishikesh, India (“the birthplace of yoga”) can be a truly life-changing experience.  In fact, it’s an experience I think everyone would benefit from having at some point in their lifetime.

The 30 Best Places to Visit in India

It's so hard to write this post and narrow down my favorite places here but I get asked about the best places to visit in India from readers and usually email them my favorites, so figured I should put it in a blog post. There are epic tourist places in India that are worth seeing