Posts Tagged ‘Culture’

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    How to Experience the Mui Ne Sand Dunes, Vietnam

    November 25, 2014 • Vietnam • Views: 4111

      I came to Mui Ne for beaches, for sand and sun, and to relax after the hustle and bustle of Saigon nearly ran me over. (Literally with a million motorbikes). But it turns out my favorite part of Mui Ne was our trip to the red and white sand dunes. We

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    That Time I went to a Wedding in India!

    August 17, 2014 • India • Views: 4149

        As you might have noticed, a new post is far overdue and I’m sorry, but I have the best excuse……..I am getting married this week! My brain is consumed with everything wedding. With thoughts of centerpieces, catering, and RSVP’s, I

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    10 Free or Cheap Things to Do in Mumbai

    July 1, 2014 • General Updates, India • Views: 4958

    Most importantly, eat some amazing street food! This one is called a Dosa ($2), a thin crepe style bread stuffed with potatoes and spices, with different curries for dipping.  Walk the Colabia district, a waterfront neighborhood and checkout the Gates of

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    40 Photos That Will Make You Want to Go to India

    May 23, 2014 • India, Travel Inspiration • Views: 4273

    Cucumber Vendor at the Bangalore Central Market Spider Monkey at Jaipur Mountain Top Ruins Fatehpur Sikri, Outside Agra Crazy Mumbai Street Kids Living in tents on the beach of Mumbai “Trash” outside the Jain Temple, Mumbai Inspiring Smiles,

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    Children of India

    February 9, 2014 • Asia, General Updates, India • Views: 1059

    When the subject of children in India comes up, many emotions flood my heart. Such extremes. I experienced deep joy and overwhelming sadness. I worked with children with AIDS, children from the lowest castes, children who were incredibly happy and children

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    Why Bangkok is My Favorite City

    February 9, 2014 • Asia, General Updates, Thailand • Views: 2161

        Bangkok is absolutely my favorite city in the world, hands down.   Pure magic, full of life, it seems no one can resist smiling in this city.   Bangkok is rightfully famous for its amazing shopping, red light districts, and fabulous

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    Janu Jaipur: The Best Guide in India

    February 5, 2014 • Asia, India • Views: 2793

    Janu Khan is a kind hearted, and extremely fun tour guide, based in Jaipur, India. He deserves an international, best guide award, as he is responsible for turning my Indian experience from magnificent to magical. He was so fantastic, reasonably priced, and

  • Microfinance in India: How It’s Changing the Game

    February 3, 2014 • Asia, India • Views: 1603

    Microfinance is a revolutionary lending system that gives micro credit to those who lack the collateral or social standing to obtain traditional loans. These micro loans are designed to alleviate poverty by giving entrepreneurs the necessary amount to start

  • Ho Chi Minh City: A Trip to the War Museum

    January 3, 2014 • Asia, Vietnam • Views: 901

    In my opinion, every traveler to Ho Chi Minh City should visit the War Museum. Is it super fun? No, but its important. As an American, you can bet I was a little uneasy about going to the museum, which is largely an exhibit on the American role of the Vietnam