Practical advice and travel tips for Phuket Vegetarian Festival. Useful information for travellers attending the Phuket Vegetarian Festival in 2020.
Festivals & Celebrations Blog Posts
Love dogs? Kukur Tihar (Kukur Puja) is a festival in Nepal that celebrates dogs. Man’s Best Friend is honoured on the second day of Tihar (Diwali in India).
Photograph of Mongolian wrestlers performing the traditional eagle dance before a wrestling match at Nadaam festival in Mongolia.
The full moon in May is known as the Full Moon of Kason (May in Burmese). On this day Buddhists celebrate Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and path to Nirvana.
Kumbh Mela is a mass pilgrimage for Hindus and happens every four years at one of India’s four sacred places – Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nasik.
I had read a lot about the Sufi devotional singing that takes place every Thursday night at the Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah Mosque in south Delhi.
It’s funeral season in Torajaland, in the hills of the central highlands of the Indonesian island state of Sulawesi. How can you have a “funeral season”?
As I write this, we are part way into the 31 hour train journey from Ulaan Bator to Beijing – plenty of time to reflect on our Mongolia adventure.