London was not in my travel plans for this year or even the coming years. My original plan was just […]
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The iconic American Southwest
After having traveled the world for two years on my own, things that I used to find intimidating or even […]
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 in Rajasthan
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 […]