1. Rahul Gaur
    July 19, 2017 @ 4:28 am

    Excellent post Karishma! Love the way you wrote and narrated the stories of US & SL. Super smart traveller your dad is! And the checklist is quite cool — I do some of those things myself now. Just can never get around to travel light though. 😛

    I wish I could travel more as well. I agree with you that one should travel even at the slightest opportunity — that’s how we met as well, right?

    Keep writing, keep travelling!
    Wish your dad a very happy birthday!

    — Rahul

    • Globejamun
      July 23, 2017 @ 5:44 pm

      Thanks for the wishes Rahul… and yes we did meet over travel. I’m so happy to have met u and Sakshi. Definitely gonna meet again in Delhi.
      Cheers 🙂

  2. Inderjeet
    July 19, 2017 @ 5:18 am

    Fantastic piece Karishma . Travelling opens up our mind in way that we couldn’t have ever imagined . I am not surprised on your dad being a super smart traveller , his zest for life even at this age is remarkable and so is his warmth for helping and guiding everyone .

    You have taken on the mantle on travelling from him very well . Wishing you many many years of amazing travels and fun filled tales ahead .

    God Bless

    – Inderjeet

    • Globejamun
      July 23, 2017 @ 5:45 pm

      Thanks for the wishes Inder. Yes I’m so glad, taken the travel bug from him. We need to do it together:)

  3. Muhammad Ameen Sheikh
    July 19, 2017 @ 10:24 am

    Nice post, I really loved the Travel Tips which you have listed, very helpful

    • Globejamun
      July 23, 2017 @ 5:45 pm

      Thanks so much 🙂

  4. Kate
    July 19, 2017 @ 10:34 am

    It’s nice that you have travel as common ground with your father, I have the same with mine. I think his travel tips are also very practical and helpful. I for one always take a small backpack to force myself to pack less, and end up doing washing every single week!

    • Globejamun
      July 23, 2017 @ 5:46 pm

      Nice to hear that kate… and always great to travel light !

  5. marine
    July 19, 2017 @ 11:27 am

    your dad seems to be a lot of fun ! and a very wise traveler ! very touching post to pay tribute to your daddy 🙂

    • Globejamun
      July 23, 2017 @ 5:46 pm

      Thanks so much marine 🙂

  6. Kirti
    July 19, 2017 @ 11:27 am

    Great Post Karishma 🙂 I loved the way you have narrated your Srilanka story.
    The travel checklist is very helpful but I’m bad at packing my stuff & keeping it minimal 🙁
    I always carry my clothes in abundance 😛

    • Globejamun
      July 23, 2017 @ 5:48 pm

      Thanks Kirti… glad u liked it. Even me travels heavy. But m soooo trying ?

  7. Lisa
    July 19, 2017 @ 12:14 pm

    Your father sounds like a great man. Traveling is awesome and something I wish I did more of when I was younger. Your travel tips are great. My favorite is to pack light to leave room for shopping;)

    • Globejamun
      July 23, 2017 @ 5:49 pm

      Thanks Lisa… and yes it’s always great to pack light and leave room fr shopping

  8. Tahnee
    July 19, 2017 @ 12:23 pm

    Your dad sounds like a lived man! How awesome he’s managed to see so much of the world all the while helping others. Thanks for sharing

    • Globejamun
      July 23, 2017 @ 5:53 pm

      Thanks Tanhee 🙂

  9. Abhinav
    July 19, 2017 @ 12:52 pm

    Dad’s like these are MUST haves 🙂 Good post, nice tips and a great dedication

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:17 pm

      Thanks Abhinav, my pops is a surely a must have fr me… thank god everyday tht I have him. He’s my favourite 🙂

  10. Niki
    July 19, 2017 @ 1:16 pm

    Your father sounds like a great person! You are lucky!! His tips are on point and most of them I follow myself! Also… what a coincidence, I was looking at Sri Lanka yesterday and I’m planning to get there sometime in 2018! You got to experience it way before me!! Lucky you! How was it?

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:19 pm

      Thanks Niki… Sri Lanka ?? is awesome… I’ve been there 5 times , since it’s close to home… I do like extended weekend 3 day trips. Whenever u want tips I can definitely help.

  11. Kasia
    July 19, 2017 @ 2:55 pm

    Oh how awesome for you to get to travel with you dad. In my case my mom has been a frequent travel companion. I’ve traveled with her to many Caribbean destinations. I helps that we tent to like the same things like the beach and boat trips and get along pretty well. Happy travels.

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:19 pm

      Thanks Kasia… parents are awesome to travel
      With 🙂

  12. Chikumo
    July 19, 2017 @ 5:29 pm

    This is so cute! Me and my dad have the same relationship and it’s amazing how much fathers can shape your life!

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:20 pm

      Thanks Chikumo… my pops is a complete inspiration fr me… I’m so glad u share tht to with ur dad 🙂

  13. Najla
    July 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

    You have an awesome Dad. by the way Happy birthday and Many happy returns of the day. Greetings all the way from Tunisia.

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:20 pm

      Thanks Najla… I really see Tunisia ??

  14. Anna
    July 19, 2017 @ 9:20 pm

    So cool to get so many great tips like those. Love it!

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:21 pm

      Thanks a Anna 🙂

  15. Jen
    July 20, 2017 @ 12:28 am

    This is such a beautiful post, you’re lucky to have had a father like this <3 and I agree with his advice to start young! I'm knocking all the mountains out now before I have knee problems haha. Happy birthday to him!

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:21 pm

      Thanks Jen… yes mountains should be young

  16. Sowmiya shastri
    July 20, 2017 @ 2:45 am

    Wow lovely write up lovely way to start .y day. So simple and close to heart it is. I had plans to write travelogue of my moms first trek yest for her B-Day but missed it reading ur post makes me guilty. Love ur dads spirit. God bless him and happy B-Day. Keep the travel spirit going.

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:16 pm

      Thanks so much Sowmiya… and do write that trek trip with ur mom… writing bout parents is the best 🙂

  17. Vipul Mahajan
    July 20, 2017 @ 2:49 am

    I hope you had a great day Gulabjamun’s Popsy 🙂

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:15 pm

      He surely did Vipul 🙂

  18. Bhavna
    July 20, 2017 @ 2:52 am

    A very happy birthday to your Dad!! Hope you all enjoy your US visit? His 7 dollar story and how he inspired you to travel is surely an inspiring story

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:14 pm

      Thanks so much Bhavna 🙂

  19. Echoesofhervoice
    July 20, 2017 @ 3:52 am

    Great post and wonderful tribute to your dad! Those are practical tips for travelling. Thanks for sharing!

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:14 pm

      Thanks a ton Hun 🙂

    July 21, 2017 @ 2:44 am

    I love my dad. He is always there for me and has always been care of me. I would love to do a daddy daughter trip with him

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:14 pm

      U really should do a daddy daughter trip Kristal… it’s tht most fun

  21. Tanya Travels
    July 21, 2017 @ 8:34 am

    I think these kinds of travel posts are the best kind: a personal story that means something, something your kids or grandkids would love to know someday. You could have just written a list of “top travel tips,” but this is so much better! Go, Pops!

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:13 pm

      Thanks a ton Tanya… I too think, there needs to be a story. Else it’s bland

  22. JM Kayne
    July 21, 2017 @ 12:20 pm

    Sharing travel moments with a loved one will always be memorable! Yours is one of a kind with your pop! Beautiful story and sharing…

    God bless!
    JM Kayne | #InMyHeart♥

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:12 pm

      Thanks a ton JM Kayne

  23. Li Chuen
    July 21, 2017 @ 1:36 pm

    Very good tips! I love traveling and I have a tendency to over pack haha.. It’s cool that your dad taught you all these 🙂

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:12 pm

      Hahaha… my pops did teach me… but girls will be girls and always over pack

  24. Balt
    July 21, 2017 @ 2:47 pm

    Great tips pop’s! you got such a cool dad hahaha.

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:11 pm

      Thanks Balt… indeed my pops is too cool ?

  25. Kayhdj De Jesus
    July 22, 2017 @ 2:33 am

    Great, travel tips. I’ll take this note for my future travel. Thanks

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:10 pm

      Thanks so much 🙂

  26. Liberty
    July 22, 2017 @ 9:22 am

    I loved reading this post, such a personal story that had me engaged right until the end 🙂 Keep writing stories like that! x

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:10 pm

      Thanks Liberty… indeed this story is too close to my heart 🙂

  27. Fatima
    July 28, 2017 @ 9:13 am

    Very good tips. Great post. Loved it till the end. ??

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:09 pm

      Thank you so much Fatima 🙂

  28. Kentaro Tanaka
    July 29, 2017 @ 3:08 am

    Great post!

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:09 pm


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    August 5, 2017 @ 2:50 pm

    Such a sweet post! Maybe wanderlust is genetic after all? May you keep travelling!

    • Globejamun
      August 5, 2017 @ 8:08 pm

      Thank you so much Anna… yes Godwilling I keep traveling 🙂

  30. Anna
    August 21, 2017 @ 8:26 pm

    The last photo is the best 🙂

  31. Tahna de Veyra
    August 23, 2017 @ 9:25 pm

    Looks like your father left an awesome legacy! 🙂

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    November 14, 2017 @ 3:24 am

    That’s great that your dad inspires you! My dad gave me his love for music – if I had more time and money, I would travel all over the world as well!

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