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Why I Hate having an Indian Passport

I’m an Indian Passport holder and I ducking hate it. Let me be clear, I don’t hate the idea of being an Indian. I’m determinedly nation-agnostic, and as such nationality is of no consequence to me. I hate all the little privileges that I miss out…

How to NOT be an Obnoxious Tourist in Southeast Asia

Traveling through Southeast Asia can be a pretty fulfilling and fun experience. But even so, there are certain do’s and dont’s you should follow so that you don’t, intentionally or unintentionally, become an obnoxious tourist. I’ve just recently returned from a tour of Southeast Asia that…

My First Time at a Backpackers Hostel in Bali

I’ve always been a little averse to the idea of staying at a Backpackers Hostel. However, a friend of mine recently cajoled me into trying out a backpackers hostel while I was in Bali. I did not want to. In fact, I didn’t really think it would…

Going Au Naturel At A Bali Clothing Optional Resort

On my recent trip to Bali, I decided to spend three days at a clothing optional resort and two days at a gay nudist hotel. People have been asking me what it was like to stay at a clothing optional resort. So I’m now answering that question! Before…