Thailand, Loi Krathong Festival in November is a festival of fire and water, and one of Thailand’s most beautiful festivals to boot.
The author describes the Friendship Bridge – a different way of getting from Thailand to Laos. Udon Thani airport to Vientiane.
Khao Sok National Park in Thailand is an Eden of virgin tropical forest peppered with striking limestone formations towering up to 1000 meters.
Peta Bassett writes about the Lao Pako Resort on the Nam Ngum River in Laos.
Global Good: Volunteering Your Way Around the World
Monastery Guesthouses in India. Dharmashala, the monastery operated by Sri Lanka’s Mahabodhi Society and Sarnath Tourist Bungalow in India.
Guide to Ladakh. The entire main Bazaar of Leh is lined by restaurants. Traveling in Ladakh without witnessing a single festival is next to impossible.
Bhutan: The Last Shangri-La, celebrating Paro the Buddhist spring festival.
Gwenyth James shares monastic interludes: Learning to Chill at the Kopan Monastery – nepal monastery stay
Barbara Sansone attends a special blessing ceremony by His Holiness the Dalai Lama at a 12th-century monastery in the Himalayas.
Pushkar, India holds the dual purpose camel buying/religious party of the Pushkar Camel Fair. Visiting the camel fair and the camel races in Rajasthan,India
Rajasthan Romping:A Camel Safari in the Thar Desert
A guide to lodging in Ladakh and Leh. The Himalayan regions rely heavily on volunteer workers to carry out projects in development.
Dharma Dances: the autumn dance festival at the Jambey Lhakhang Temple in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, most spectacular of the many monastery festivals
Theodosia Greene visits Bhutan: Rethinking royalty: an interview with a Bhutanese princess Khendum Dorji.
Nepal: Chomo Lungma Pilgrimage Trekking, volunteering in Nepal. A woman from the western world ventures to Nepal to volunteer and help locals.
Nepal | Pringles, Coke, and Mount Everest: Family trekking in Nepal.
Doing Dharma in Dharma-ville: A Year in McLeod Ganj