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10 things you have to do / see in Bhutan

Ulli's bucket list of the 10 things you have to do / see in Bhutan By Ulrike Čokl Ulli has lived in Bhutan on and off for many years. She has conducted ethnographic research on traditional hospitality practices, travelling & gift-exchange in rural communities. Thus she is very familiar with village livelihoods all over the [...]

10 things you have to do / see in Bhutan2019-03-19T15:07:52+01:00

10 rules for Kyrgyzstan

Foreign countries, foreign customs. Whenever you travel, always try to research in advance about the local customs at your destination. This will help you avoid awkward or unpleasant situations, and make friends quickly. Kyrgyzstan is no exception, and it has a few rules worth knowing. Of course, small faux pas and unintentional mistakes can happen, [...]

10 rules for Kyrgyzstan2018-10-29T15:44:27+01:00

Our Top 10 Places in Delhi

Top 10 Places and activities in Delhi Delhi is huge, noisy, and for many people also a bit scary. But Delhi is more than just the ever-growing and always busy capital of India, constantly threatening with bursting from its seams. Indeed, there are countless charming and exciting facets to discover here: monuments and forts that [...]

Our Top 10 Places in Delhi2017-08-09T10:42:33+02:00

Hinduism simply explained

Hinduism is the most important religion in India and the third-largest religion in the world, with around 1 billion adherents. Since Hinduism, with its many traditions and interpretations, countless deities and grandiose philosophies can be overwhelming for both believers and non-Hindus, we have tried to sum up here the most important aspects of the religion. [...]

Hinduism simply explained2017-09-12T13:50:41+02:00

Dzongkha for beginners: a language guide for travelers to Bhutan

Anyone who speaks a few words in the language of the traveler's destination, will be warmly welcomed. Of course this is also true for Bhutan. It will take some time to learn a few words in Dzongkha - the national language of Bhutan - and maybe some pronounciations will be difficult for foreign tongues but [...]

Dzongkha for beginners: a language guide for travelers to Bhutan2016-07-29T10:34:28+02:00

20 powerful words & phrases in Ladakhi: This way you will make friends in Ladakh!

  It is always good to speak a few words in the language of your host's country. Ladakhi - the language of the people of Ladakh - isn't that easy to learn, but on the other hand you do not have to know it perfectly. It is enough to speak a few words and you [...]

20 powerful words & phrases in Ladakhi: This way you will make friends in Ladakh!2019-04-11T09:50:46+02:00
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