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After three weeks in Goa, it’s time to leave our nice little routine of swimming, cooking, and actually getting work done.  Today we flew to Chennai, a huge city on the east coast that we...

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During our relaxation time in Goa, we based ourselves close to the middle of the main tourist track along the coast, with the intention of exploring a few other areas. We decided to spend two...

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Our three weeks in Goa have gone by nice and slowly.  We came here for a full three weeks with the specific goal of having the time crawl for a while, and the pace of...

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When we look back on our travels and pick our favorite places we usually notice patterns or things that these places all have in common.  Cheap accommodation, friendly people, great weather, just to name a...

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View our 6-month recap article here: http://www.thisworldrocks.com/travel-planning/whoa-weve-been-on-the-road-six-months/ Video Scenes For anyone who’s curious, but mostly for my own record, here’s the location of every scene in the video: 0:00 – Monkey on the staircase at...

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We mentioned in our first impressions of India article that we were feeling a little smothered in Mumbai.  The good news is that our last three days in the Indian mega-city were actually quite great....

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After four days in Mumbai, Alissa and I have finally started getting used to the constant crowds of Mumbai.  We have learned how to get around the city using the local trains as well as...

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The largest and most populous continent, Asia, is a mix of antiquity and historical brilliance, as well as western influences. If you want to go to bustling cities, with vibrant night-life and busy markets, you...

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The slums of Mumbai: To tour or not to tour? We’ve had mixed feelings about whether or not we wanted to take a tour of one of the many slums here in India.  Slum tours...

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We knew from the beginning of our trip planning that India would be one of the crazier places to see.  That is why we decided to start out our month in India by visiting it’s...

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