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Gay Nepal Q&A with Adheep

Gay Nepal: Q&A with Kathmandu local boy Adheep

Gay rights in Nepal totally baffled us.  When we arrived, we expected Nepal to be another very socially conservative Asian country: there are no official gay bars and it doesn’t immediately strike you as a pink friendly destination in Asia like say, Thailand or the Philippines. Yet, to our surprise we quickly learnt that Nepal…




Dancing in Delhi

Dancing in Delhi

Delhi was our first stop in India, where we met up with our friend Andrew, visiting us from London.   Bollywood Bollywood is part of the large Indian film industry – a mix of Mumbai’s former name of Bombay, and Hollywood.  The industry dates back to 1913 when the first silent Bollywood film (Raja Harishchandra) was…




The Taj Mahal

Nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like the Taj Mahal

A guy built this entire beautiful marble mausoleum in memory of his late wife. This caused us a BIG problem: World War III almost broke out between these two greedy boys as Stefan demanded the same from Sebastien… Ok we’re joking.  Stefan is not that much of a diva (except when he starts breaking plates because…




China: Admiring the scenery at our Summer Palace picnic

Our video of our 6 weeks in China

We spent 6 weeks in August and September 2014 exploring the delights of China. The Chinese food was of course a main highlight for us, whether it was Peking duck in Beijing or street food paradise in Xi’An. For us, China will always be many fond memories of public dancing, singing, making new friends, stunning…




Women in India: Anjaly in a Masai Mara village

Q&A with Indian female backpacker: Anjaly Thomas

Women in India generally get quite a bad deal. Although India had a strong female leader (Indira Gandi: 1966-1977, then reelected in 1980), according to India’s National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), crimes against women in India jumped by 7.1% between 2010-2011.  The NCRB also reported a further jump by 26.7% in 2013 in crimes against women…




Cows roam the streets freely in Nepal

Our 9 observations about Nepal

We were WOWed by Nepal.  Like most tourists who visit, we definitely plan to return.  It’s a very beautiful country and the really charming smiley Nepalese people are the icing on the cake.   Here’s our 9 observations about Nepal: 1. The Nepal Standard Time Zone: Nepal is the only country in the world with its own time…