What Sucks About Traveling Solo

What Sucks About Traveling Solo

Everyone  should travel solo once in their life! It’s such an incredible experi—….Ugh, I can’t do this. To be honest, traveling alone is not as romantic as it sounds.  When I travel on my own dime, It’s always a trip for one. As an introvert and self-proclaimed loner I love solo travel…but also kind of hate it too.  On […]

The Sadness of Santa Monica Pier

The Sadness of Santa Monica Pier

Imagine a place, a time rather, where men wore short, pastel swim trunks. Where they hauled stacks of longboards atop their heads like an accessory, trying to impress girls in polka-dot bikinis. Where beaches sprawled like deserts, big enough for everyone to have a volleyball game. I’m talking California, an early version of SoCal where the surfer-bum was […]

Honolulu Hospitality

Honolulu Hospitality

“May-lay Keh-lee-kee-mah-kah” My aunt said pronouncing the island sounds of the Hawaiian holiday greeting—“Mele Kalikimaka.” I can still hear her, bouncing from vowel to vowel, sounding out the names of Hawaiian streets—Gracefully, carefully. respectfully. This was many years ago. I was only nine years old. It was my biggest travel journey I had ever made at the […]

12 Hours in Mumbai

12 Hours in Mumbai

  To be clear, you need way more than 12 hours in Mumbai. Much more.   You could spend weeks here observing the daily hum of India’s financial capital. Its culture is steeped in intricate traditions and stories that aren’t apparent to the casual visitor….And that’s why you need Pranav. Pranav of Grand Mumbai Tours . [pullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]There, that’s […]