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Christiania. A self-proclaimed hippie commune in Copenhagen

Christiania. A self-proclaimed hippie commune in Copenhagen

I recently made a short trip out to  beautiful Copenhagen, you can read about it on our upcoming post. One of the many reasons I wanted to visit the design oriented city was to check out a very particular neighborhood known as the hippie commune of the city, Christiania.  Christiania is ... Read More
Hampi-ness >>

Hampi-ness >>

    Hampi has been my favorite part of the South of India so far, it is a region in the north of the Karnataka district. It’s name “Hampi” also means champion and it owns up to it, this place is unreal!!. Once you get there and get the view ... Read More
Puducherry & Auroville >>

Puducherry & Auroville >>

    A couple of weekends ago I took a weekend trip out from Bangalore to Puducherry (Pondicherry=Puducherry, it’s confusing I know but indians like to change the names) with my Leave UR Mark volunteers, you know to revamp and rest and of course to see more of amazing India. ... Read More
Visit to a Hindu Temple>>

Visit to a Hindu Temple>>

As a volunteer for Leave UR Mark I am working out of Bangalore, one of the major cities in India. My particular project involves interviewing women artisans from several parts of India so I go out of the city quite often but after traveling solo for such a long time ... Read More
Indu-Rock > Join the movement

Indu-Rock > Join the movement

    I’ve created a whole new movement.. Indu-Rock who’s in???   Just kidding, I really wanted to tell you guys about Bindi, the red mark on my forehead. Bindi, from the Sanscrit meaning ” a drop” is worn in South Asia particularly in India and Nepal as a red ... Read More
Do you really know what Fair Trade is all about?

Do you really know what Fair Trade is all about?

  Coming from the USA, a highly developed country, I couldn’t believe that very few people knew about Fair Trade. I see it so much in the US that I would’ve thought it to be very well known worldwide, and it wasn’t until I stepped out of my little bubble that ... Read More