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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
Holi Festival >> India

Holi Festival >> India

  I made it in India just in time for Holi Festival! yeeeiii.. If you haven’t heard of this amazing event let me tell you a bit about it. Holi is an ancient religious Hindu tradition, it is known as the spring festival or the festival of colors. It is ... Read More
Kai Krafts>> Volunteering with LeaveURmark

Kai Krafts>> Volunteering with LeaveURmark

    I wanted to tell you all about Kai Krafts, the project I am volunteering for through LeaveURmark organization. Kai comes from the Kannada word “kai” which means hand, and it promotes all handmade work specifically by women mostly in the southern area of India, north Karnataka in the ... Read More
Volunteering in India >> LeaveURmark

Volunteering in India >> LeaveURmark

If you’ve been following NV on instagram, you’ve probably noticed I’ve made it to the Asian continent and my first stop was Bengaluru in India. Why? Well I should tell you that my initial idea behind the trip was to volunteer at some point or possibly teach English somewhere. I ... Read More