Travel in India: The Inconvenient Truth

Indian Train

Travel is awesome. It’s an experience, it’s an education. BUT!… it’s not always fun & games… particularly in India!¬†There is no¬†arguing that¬†the subcontinent offers some of the world’s greatest sights & experiences, but India also throws up some difficult challenges that might have you questioning if it’s all worth it?! Culture shock may need to … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: Color Festival

bikaner colour kid

¬† One thing India has plenty of is C O L O R. From¬†saris to spices, temples to tacky decorations, it’s no secret that Indians love their color &¬†Hindus love their color festivals. Our experience was on Ganesh‘s birthday when a random¬†guy dragged us¬†into the middle of this fun but¬†messy event in Bikaner.¬†Singing, dancing & … Continue reading

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Photo Friday:Buddha’s Mesmerizing Eyes

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On practically every Buddhist Stupa in Nepal (and there are thousands) there are a giant pair of decorated¬†eyes glaring at you from all 4 sides of the stupa.¬†They are Buddha’s eyes, or¬†his wisdom eyes, and symbolize the all-seeing or all-knowing of Buddha. However, these eyes¬†have become¬†more than just the eyes of Buddha. With the boom … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: Ganesh’s ‘Good Luck’ Story


Ganesh¬†is one of the most infamous & well-loved¬†gods of the Hindu religion. He stands for good luck & prosperity, dwelling above doors all across India to bless their homes. The story of Ganesh is one of my favourites… Ganesh¬†is the son of Shiva, the God of Death,¬†& Parvati. While Shiva was away his wife Parvati … Continue reading

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Our Top 10 Korean Experiences

KPOP Concert

Our Top 10 Korean¬†Experiences: 10. Korean Pop Music Concert KPOP. No one living in Korea can deny the catchy tunes.¬†It didn’t take long before we were shamefully downloading the bodacious¬†beats, dancing to them, and planning to go to a concert. We got tickets to the mother of all KPOP¬†concerts. It turned out to be a … Continue reading

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