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Cologne Carnival – A Simple Guide

Our experience at Cologne Carnival, one of the craziest parties of our lives! Kolle Alaaf Alaaf, Kolle Alaaf!  (Curious what that means? Just keep reading!) The Llama lady! Super Mario and Luigi, h...
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What I learnt at CSD Berlin

Our experiences at Berlin Pride, known in Germany as Christopher Street Day, or CSD Berlin for short, as part of the #mygaypride campaign promoted by 2 Bad Tourists. If you want to know more about LGBT Berlin, ...
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Dancing with the Dead: Famadihana

Welcome to Madagascar! Finally, we got around to editing and sorting out the tons of material that we collected during our epic summer trip. Considering that it's Halloween today, let's start with famadihana, a...
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10 Weird Finnish Events

Before we bide farewell to Finland for now, let us take you on a whirlwind tour of 10 weird Finnish events, challenges and pastimes that make Finland one of the most bizarre nations we've ever visited (in a goo...
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Pulikkali: The Tiger Dance

Did you know that there is one day in the year when pot-bellied men are all the rage? And there's more. Pot-bellied men, sporting tiger body-paint, dancing around the streets. No, I'm not making fun of you. It'...
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On the Tragic Fate of Temple Elephants

Well, we haven't had a Festival Friday for a while. To celebrate World Environment Day, this week we would like to offer something different. An article on the Onam festival in Kerala, and some thoughts on the ...