Articles Tagged ‘tibet’

7 Unexpectedly Nice Places to be Buried, Drowned, or Otherwise Disposed Of

7 Unexpectedly Nice Places to be Buried, Drowned, or Otherwise Disposed Of July 11, 2011 | Featured | Read More
Getting old and dying… what can we say, it’s a six-foot downer. But there is a silver lining: figuring out how you want your remains to be treated can put the “fun” back in “funeral.” We at NileGuide are all for donations to science, ceremonial scatterings of ash,...

Travel Ban Marks the Third Anniversary of Tibetan Anti-Government Protests

Travel Ban Marks the Third Anniversary of Tibetan Anti-Government Protests March 23, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Thinking of visiting Tibet anytime soon? Keep your eyes peeled on the current situation. According to the Daily Mail, all travel to Tibet in March is banned by the Chinese government, and this could possibly extend into April (and potentially could last up to three months). This ban coincides with the...

10 Stunning Buddhist Temples of the Eastern World

10 Stunning Buddhist Temples of the Eastern World December 21, 2010 | Featured | Read More
Siddhartha Gautama, aka the Buddha, lived sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries B.C.E. Soon after, communities began to follow his teachings, and temples dedicated to Buddhist prayers and learning were built across the Asian continent. Today, there are around 500 million practicing Buddhists all...