As it turns out, the rain the started off at the square, didn’t last very long at all and so off we were exploring Lumbini again, this time headed for Maya Devi Temple, the exact spot where Buddha was born. Remember how I said, that there were temples all over Lumbini donated by different countries? … Continue Reading

After two nights in Chitwan, it was time to say farewell to this fantastic UNESCO World Heritage site and head off in search of more of Nepal! Our next stop was a very important one for Buddhists, not just in Nepal, but across the world – the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lumbini, the birthplace … Continue Reading

For how hot Chitwan is during the day, it does tend to cool off considerably come night time! So much so that getting a good night’s sleep comes very easy. The next morning, we got up bright and early and pretty much rushed through breakfast – eager to make the most of our time in … Continue Reading

Chitwan (in Nepal) is absolutely scorching hot! Like we’re talking high 30sC which hits mid-40s thanks to the humidity! Oh, that humidity is one of the fiercest we’ve ever encountered on our travels – almost impressively so! Chitwan National Park is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the famed one-horned rhino (officially … Continue Reading

Our trip to Nepal was one that we’d been looking forward to for months before we arrived! The very idea of visiting Nepal evoked images of amazing conquests (thanks in large part to this being the gateway to Mount Everest… and some of the world tallest tallest mountains) and just a general sense of mystery … Continue Reading

Tokyo is one of the most iconic cities in the world and one that is buzzing with life, culture and incredible things for us travellers to do. Far flung from its small fishing town image (about 200 years ago), the city has become one of the worlds busiest capital cities that is incredible for us … Continue Reading

Bali is one of those islands that that conjures up thoughts of beautiful beaches, tropical forests, historic temples and incredible volcanic vistas… and rightly so, it’s gorgeous! For so many reasons, Bali really surprised me. For the longest time, I thought of Bali just as a beach holiday, not that there’s anything wrong with that … Continue Reading

Imagine the hive that is a global city like, London… then times it by 100! That’s what Mumbai is like. Filled to the brim with an incredible culture, historic buildings and some of the most amazing food you’ll find in India. It really is incredible. Obviously, if you’re heading to India, there are thousands of … Continue Reading

Travellers the world over have long been fascinated with India – ourselves included! So many aspects of India is ingrained in our societies today – African grew up with Indian movies, Europeans with Indian food, Indian teas and drinks have made their way over to South America… I could go on and on here but the … Continue Reading