Buddha Purnima / Buddha Jayanthi

Buddha Birthday Buddha Purnima and Buddha Jayanthi are two different terms for the same happening. This auspicious day has several names for it. Beside Buddha Purnima and Buddha Jayanthi it is also called Saga Dawa, Vesak, Vaisakh Purnima, etc. Depending on the Asian countries and its languages. The celebration of …

Kunming in southwest China

Kunming Famous Foods Kunming can be compared with a western city. Maybe even comparable with a big French city when you know how much English is spoken, or understood. With a Lonely Planet you can manage a lot, but if the ones you have to deal with aren’t willing and …

Language issues and barriers

Language issues Do people from outside Asia need to worry about language issues and barriers when living or travelling in Asia? It all depends on which country you’re going to and which places in that particular country. There is no need to worry when you’re going on a vocation, stay in …