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Thaipusam Festival in Kuala Lumpur

We didn’t plan it, we just happened to be in the right place at the right time. Thaipusam is a once-a-year Hindu religious festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is one of the most spectacular, unusual, and awe-inspiring religious festivals in the world. You may think of Malaysia as a Muslim country but in reality, …

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Bhutan and the Sacred Phallus

Bhutan and the Bhutanese have a thing about the phallus. They are penis obsessed and you’ll see large, lurid, male members artistically depicted on houses throughout Bhutan. One village, in particular, Sopsoka, near Punakha town and adjacent to Chimi Lhakhang, is famous for its penis art along with the fertility temple. This temple is also …

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Hungarian Food (Food in Hungary for Beginners!)

Hungarian food is worth its weight in gold. The most iconic traditional dishes in Hungary are a real treat for your tastebuds and a threat to your waistline. Despite the latter, these mouthwatering dishes are a good reason for visitors to return to Hungary, year after year. Thanks to its Central European location and eventful …

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British Food (It’s Great – Not Bad!)

British food has an undeserved reputation for being bad. I’ve heard this from many nationalities over the years. British food is not bad, it’s great, so in this blog post I’m going to try to explain what British food is, and give an overview of traditional and popular British food dishes. Not one of them …

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South London (What & Where is It?)

South London, is, obviously maybe, the south part of London England, the capital city of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Norther Ireland. It comprises the portion of London that is south of the River Thames. As such, the boroughs of Bexley, Bromley, Croydon, Greenwich, Kingston, Lambeth, Merton, part of Richmond, Southwark, Sutton and …

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Is Travel Self Indulgent?

An anonymous commentator dropping their venom under a fake email address felt the need to call our travel lifestyle self-indulgent after we were stranded at an airport recently. Thanks, so nice. These trolls and bitter keyboard warriors maybe don’t realise there is a family of sensitive souls at the other end of the internet just …

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