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

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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