Asia

Reflections on Kerala – Why more travelers should focus on this region of India

Kerala is Human by Nature For travelers, Kerala is the Perfect Balance A trip to Kerala isn’t just about indulgence or deep inner reflection or strictly cultural growth. It’s the perfect balance of everything that travel in India offers. And you can have it all in one trip to just one region of India. Kerala …

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Kol Ukok Kyrgyzstan

Best of Kyrgyzstan in Photos (Part 1): You Have to See It to Believe It

The beauty of Kyrgyzstan, you just have to see it to believe it. Kyrgyzstan, country of nomads and snow leopards is such a picturesque destination. The land, people, wildlife, mountains, and lakes, together they create a unique and memorable scenery. I explored a small part of this amazing country for 10 days and I couldn’t …

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Kumis

The Kumis Magic: the Power of Fermented Mare’s Milk

Drinking fermented horse’s milk? I’ve heard about it. I thought about it. I doubted it. I thought I’d never get into it. And now I’m obsessed. It’s natural to use dairy products from the animals people have. So, using milk from a horse is only logical for nomadic people in Central Asia. On our first …

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Issyk-Kul

Issyk-Kul Lake: Who Knew I Could Go on a Beach Vacation in Kyrgyzstan?

Issyk-Kul Lake: Who knew I could go on a beach vacation in Kyrgyzstan? What do you picture when thinking about Kyrgyzstan? Yurts, horses, mountains, dusty roads, and perhaps remnants of the Soviet Union? Yes, all are typical things you can find in Kyrgyzstan. What surprised me was the fact that Kyrgyzstan is a country of …

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Experience the 16th-century Joseon Dynasty in Hahoe Folk Village

There’s no better place to experience the life of the 16th-century Joseon Dynasty than the UNESCO recognized Hahoe Folk Village. An hour away from the city of Andong, the Nakdong River flows around Hahoe Folk Village. The name Hahoe indicates the unique characteristics of this village, which translates to ‘the village enveloped by water’. Hahoe …

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The Complete Guide to the Jirisan Ridge Hike [4] Cheonwangbong Peak Sunrise Extravagant

Did our family do a lot of good deeds? This is the day when I know the truth. Today’s itinerary: Jangteomok Shelter – Cheonwangbong Peak – back to shelter – Baekmudong – Seoul Deep in the night, the hour even owls are sleeping, everyone started making noise at 3 am. Of course, we all are …

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Panauti homestay

A Home Away from Home: Community Homestay in Nepal

Searching for the local connection? Try Community Homestay in Nepal. What do you look for when you are traveling in a new country? New cuisine, outdoor adventures, or new landscapes? Among all the good aspects of traveling, the local connection is something special and hard to achieve sometimes. It can be difficult to really get …

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Life and Death, It’s All Part of a Life: Visiting Pashupatinath Hindu Temple

What can you expect from the most sacred Hindu temple in Nepal? Before going into the Pashupatinath Temple, we sat in front of one of the holy men. He prayed in the name of Pashupatinath. The short blessing ceremony seemed appropriate to prepare ourselves to enter the sacred place. He blessed us with holy water, …

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