From Thaipusam in Malaysia to the 500yr anniversary of the town of Hampi in India, we seem to have the knack of being in the right place at the right time. Below are just 5 of the crazy festivals we have been lucky enough to experience.
Cultural travel can be one of the most rewarding ways to travel. Immersing culture of a destination gives you a better understanding of each place you visit.
Sziget Festival in Budapest Hungary is one of the largest music and cultural celebrations in Europe celebrating music and love. It starts soon and Vishanth of Visualization Blog, shares his tips for Sziget festival from two separate trips! The Complete Guide to Sziget Festival In the beautiful city of Budapest, Hungary lays the island of Obuda, which turns into an island… Read More
It is known as the Festival of Colours and it is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Holi is a Hindu festival that takes place across India but nowhere celebrates the Holi Festival with more spirit than Mathura, the birthplace of Krishna. Holi Festival India We were traveling in Punjab at the time wondering where we should celebrate when we heard that the best… Read More
Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery is a quirky, unique treasure found some 400 steps above Hong Kong. Walk along a path lined by golden Buddha statues striking innumerable poses ranging from elated to solemn and everything in-between. Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery The Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery is perhaps one of the city’s most memorable cultural sites. Unlike most temples in Hong… Read More
We had been back in India a mere two days when we made our way to Punjab to witness the Golden Temple. Sikhism’s Holiest site, this temple welcomes all to enjoy its beauty and spirituality. Dave and I don’t normally become excited over temples, but the Golden Temple is incredibly impressive and beautiful. It is not a large temple, but it is impressive. Built in 1577, the temples dome is guilded with 750 kg of pure gold.