After having traveled the world for two years on my own, things that I used to find intimidating or even […]
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How I prepared for a two year trip around the world
HOW DID I PREPARE TO LEAVE EVERYTHING AND GO ON A TRIP AROUND THE WORLD? HOW MUCH DID IT COST […]
Let’s Meetup in California!
Meetup.com is an online social network found in New York back in 2002. It was made for people in different […]
Secret Walks and Stairs of LA
I am enjoying being a tourist in my own city but trying to go above and beyond what the regular […]
Re-discovering Los Angeles… like a tourist!
So what do you do when you return home (to Los Angeles specifically) after a two-year trip? well, besides the […]
Visiting a coffee farm in Colombia
My dear friend Jennifer from Oakland came to see me in Colombia. We first saw each other in Medellin […]
I admit that I too had been influenced by the media on the tensions between Russia and other countries, most […]
An archeological Paradise
I was feeling a bit tired of the high heat and crazy humidity of SE Asia and feeling that I […]
No electronics, no reading, no talking, no exercising, no meat!
MY EXPERIENCE EXPLORING VIPASSANA I thought I was done with Cambodia but got a reply from the Vipassana center in […]
And the price for the nicest people goes to…
Myanmar! A beautiful country filled with amazing people indeed! and it also has a LOT of Buddhist temples (pagodas) and shrines, farming […]
I just can’t get enough of Vietnam!
Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park I took a sleeper bus to the town of Phong Nha; which was pretty much […]
Time to JUST BE…
After nine months of non-stop travel through eight countries I have reached the point of exhaustion. Now don’t get me wrong! I am […]
A special place in my heart for the Children of Godawari
They say people come into our lives for a reason. I am convinced that my friend Ruth came into mine […]
colorful saris, palaces, and cows everywhere… Rajasthan, India
Rajasthan or the state better known as the land of kings, romance, chivalry, and sacrifice. We flew from Mumbai to Udaipur, former capital […]
My journey through India- Mumbai
I didn’t see Mark as I exited through the arrival gate and there was no easy access to WIFI at the […]
History, Religion, Conflict, Beauty
Oh $hit, I am forty years old! that sounds so old to me right now but for some reason I don’t […]
Three months on the road
I have now been traveling for three months. There is not a day that goes by when I don’t think […]
Peninsular Malaysia- great food, culture and more jungle!
I made it to the other side of Malaysia, the Peninsula side. The best part of this trip were the little things. […]
Where in the world do they speak Singlish?!
I just spent six days in the beautiful, organized, orderly, clean, amazing island city-state of Singapore! I was pretty impressed, not […]
Nusa Tenggara, my last stop in Indonesia…
I took a flight out of Medan, Sumatra to the island of Lombok. Lombok is the next island from Bali, to […]
Sumatra- Welcome to the jungle!
I am now writing from a spectacular white-sand beach on the island of Gili Air, drinking a fresh carrot and ginger juice […]
My experiences in Java and a quick visa run to Kuala Lumpur
I finally have time to sit down and write as I wait for the International Departures gate to open. I […]