Should You Do a Guangzhou Layover?

If you are flying between continents, you might have come across the ultra low cost flights offered by China Southern Airlines in a bid to become a major international player in trans continental flights.  As a family of 5, we couldn’t turn down the good price, although we were a little unsure about what to expect flying with them.  Check …

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Experiencing Rural India in the Desert of Rajasthan

After our camel safari to the Thar desert, near Jaisalmer, we opted to spend a night in the small village of Khuri.  We were only there 24 hours, but it was enough for us to get a glimpse of village life.  While we enjoyed our stay and our host Badal was very welcoming, it was a thought provoking visit.  I …

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Nepal with Kids: Family Rafting Trip

Most people come to Nepal to trek and we were no exception.  But we knew the kids wanted to do more than just trek and luckily Nepal is an adventure playground with many fun family activities and cultural opportunities.  One of the highlights of our time in Nepal was the family 2 day/1 night rafting trip we did on the …

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6 Home Stays in India We Recommend

India is such a culturally rich country and there is no better way to experience it, than by staying at home stay.  When you stay at a home stay in India, you are hosted by a local family and have much more opportunity for cultural interaction, try local foods and to experience the real India.  In India, guests are treated …

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Exploring Nusa Tenggara and Flores Overland

Have you checked out Lonely Planet’s list of must-visit destinations in 2019?  It is no surprise to us that Indonesia is on the list.  Indonesia is an incredibly diverse country with hundreds of gorgeous islands, each with a completely unique culture.  Most visitors to Indonesia make their way to Bali, but there is so much more to “Indo” than just …

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