It was something we were dead set against before traveling to Greenland. We heard the whaling debates on the news here in Canada. The Inuit had fought for the right to continue hunting whale while the rest of us sat back in our cozy homes eating fast food, judging their right to continue their ‘tradition.’ That’s how we understood it…. Read More
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.
We knew that our visit with the Maasai People (Masai People) of Selenkay Conservancy in Kenya was going to be a cultural experience, but we had now idea how special it was going to be. A Maasai People Village Visit After a bumpy ride on the back roads of Kenya, we ended up at a quiet camp in the middle… Read More
If the idea of having 24 big round bruises on your back for about a week sounds like fun to you, make sure to try hot cupping while in Yangshuo, China. For some unknown reason it sounded like fun to Dave and I and after a week of cycling, climbing and boating in China on top of a couple of weeks of hard adventure travel in Fiji, we thought that a relaxing session of hot cupping would be an excellent way to work out the kinks from travel.
Yesterday we had our first massage in India. It was a memorable experience and you can read about it here. We had the full body Ayurvedic Massage will therapeudic oils. I am sure that we will be having more as we go through our travels. It made us think about the other memorable massages that we have had on our past travels. We love getting a massage, it is a luxury that we cannot afford to have regularly at home, so we take advantage of it wherever we go. Some experiences have been better than others and some stand our in our memories better than others. Here is a list of our Top 5 most memorable massages
One of the coolest festivals (and I mean that in every sense) is Songkran Festival in Thailand. We were lucky enough to find ourselves in Chang Mai during the holiday and took part in the World’s Largest Water Fight for 4 days! Chang Mai is certainly the most exciting place to celebrate Songkran. A significant cultural city of the country filled with tradition, temples, the old city and even a beautiful moat. There is no place I would rather be during the Water Festival.