At India’s Karni Mata Temple, followers are devoted to the 20,000+ rats that live inside the place of worship. Here’s why.
While Japan in General is known for its curative green tea culture, there is one place where the offerings are truly rich: Uji. Located in the Kyoto Prefecture, just on the outskirts of the city of Kyoto, Uji’s plains and […]
My undergraduate Asian Art class would have been more aptly named “Inspired Daydreaming.” Sitting in the dark, listening to the comforting click of the old-school slide carousel projector, my imagination ran wild imagining the exotic locations that inspired paintings, sculptures […]
Image via shirleybmz Sweat trickles down my neck and runs down the small of my back as I desperately try to shake my loose t-shirt and create a breeze. It doesn’t help that it’s unacceptable in Thailand – especially in […]