Israeli Deserts - Part 2: The Negev Desert
Negev is Israel's biggest desert and contains some of the most interesting highlights for both history lovers and nature enthusiasts. Read part two of Ania's mini blog post series about Israeli deserts and learn more about places like the Timna Park and the Red Sea. Find out why the Negev Desert should be on every travelers bucket list and which of its places is considered as the Antelope Canyon of Israel! And by following Giving Getaway Travel Expert Ania on Instagram, you can make sure to not miss a single story from her fascinating trips to faraway countries!
Israeli Deserts - Part 1: The Judean Desert
In part one of the mini blog post series about Israeli deserts, Giving Getaway Travel Expert Ania shares her stories of visiting the Judean Desert not far from Jerusalem. By reading "The Judean Desert - Israel's Barren Beauty" you will get to know some of the most interesting places like the fortress of Masada and the Ein Gedi oasis. Delve into this almost surreal desert landscape and find out, why Israel is much more than just Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and the Dead Sea. And if you would like to read more fascinating travel stories from Ania, feel free to follow her on Instagram!
Why Nepal celebrates New Year in April
In April 2018, Ania visited Nepal, the largest country in the Himalaya. In this blog post, she explains why Nepal celebrates New Year in April and she shows that, contrary to common belief, Hinduism is the most prevalent religion and not Buddhism. Read this blog post if you would like to learn more about the most important rules and rituals of Hinduism in Nepal, and find out why the Nepali choose and worship a young girl as their "Living Goddess Kumari"!
Dharavi - the City within a City
In this blog post, Ania shares her experiences of visiting the Dharavi slum in Mumbai, India, which is the biggest slum in Asia and the third largest slum in the world. Learn more about the city within a city with more than one million residents on less than 3 square kilometers, which makes this slum one of the most densely populated places in the world. Although the slum dwellers are facing difficult living and working conditions, Ania finds out, that most of them seem to be proud of their work and happy with themselves and their lives.