From My Beach Hut…A Quick Guide to Palolem Beach, Goa

Derek India, Videos 143 Comments

It’s high season here in the laid-back, popular tourist destination that is Goa, India. And despite the fact that most locals I’ve met have told me that this is the slowest high season they’ve seen in a while, there is still no shortage of tourists, both foreign and Indian, roaming around the beaches. I have chosen to spend my time …

Me in India

A Day In The Life Of A Nomad – India Version

Derek India 60 Comments

A few months ago, I wrote another post called “A Day in the Life of a Nomad” (Link) that described, as you might imagine, a random day of my travels. It was written about a particular day from my trip to Moldova over the summer and at the end of that post I mentioned that I would write about more …

Varanasi, India

The Wonderfully Fascinating City Of Varanasi

Derek India 50 Comments

It’s one of the holiest, it’s one of the oldest and it is by far one of the most fascinating destinations not only in India, but in the world. And I’m lucky enough to be here in the city of Varanasi right now for the second time in my life. I’m actually writing this post from my room at the …

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Please Help Me Find A Home!

Derek Personal Stuff, Popular 364 Comments

Here’s the situation. I am still very much addicted to traveling and I don’t hesitate for even a millisecond in stating that I plan to continue wandering around this world for many years to come. The thought of hanging up my backpack for a different kind of lifestyle right now is simply not a thought that I’m able to entertain. …

Sikh Celebration in Delhi

How Much It Costs To Travel In India

Derek India, Travel Costs 204 Comments

After receiving a request for a post about how much it costs to travel in India from a reader of my Facebook Fan Page, I decided that such a post was a great idea. So here we go… India is commonly known as one of the least expensive destinations for travelers, especially for budget travelers. Prices here can often seem …