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The Festivals of India

The Festivals of India

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The colorful and vibrant festivals of India have the dramatic effect of allowing travelers to gain a better perspective of one’s own identity by deeply discovering and experiencing another culture. Far from superficial, the festivals of India revolve around celebrations of life itself, harvest times, seasonal changes, anniversaries of deities, and mythological stories as old as the Indus Valley. One of the vital birthplaces of civilization,

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Why India Is A Great Destination For Holiday Season Travel

Why India Is A Great Destination For Holiday Season Travel

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While the vastly different regions of India present a range of climates—from the arid western deserts to the humid southwestern rainforests—Winter finds India blissfully temperate. From simply sightseeing to taking in festivals, wildlife, and cruising the tranquil rivers—the holiday months are a heavenly time to visit. Weather The traditional holiday month of December in India

The Do’s and Don’ts in India

The Do’s and Don’ts in India. How to be on the right side of Indian cultural norms

The Do’s and Don’ts in India. How to be on the right side of Indian cultural norms

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With a staff that hails from all over the world, the water cooler talk at Nomadic Expeditions is fascinating. Whether it’s holiday traditions, customs or cultural norms, it’s always eye-opening. For instance, did you know in India people bargain everywhere—even on the price of the eggs in the grocery store? Here in America, prices are

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What to Expect When You Attend Naadam Festival

What to Expect When You Attend Naadam Festival

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Mongolia’s Centuries-Old Festival of Competition  Festivals are more than just a celebration; they are a way to honor one’s traditions and history. However, some festivals are woven into the identity of a place. Holi in India. Dia de Los Muertos in Mexico. And, Naadam in Mongolia. Held annually in the summertime, Naadam is celebrated across

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A Conversation with Photographer Alison Wright

A Conversation with Photographer Alison Wright

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Acclaimed documentary photographer Alison Wright has spent more than two decades traveling the globe capturing people, cultures, and the changes brought to both by the modern world.  Her photography puts “faces to places,” as she describes it, and she did just that on her last trip to Mongolia, capturing portraits of everyday Mongolians, each with