India has so many monuments, ancient structures and forts. As of the time of writing (August 2012 – my fourth month in India), I’ve been to some places already and have seen quite a few things and one of the most beautiful forts that I’ve seen is Amber Fort in Amer , Jaipur in Rajasthan. [...]
Ikimasho is probably one of the most unique blogs I have encountered lately and one of the most interesting too. It features alot of interesting stuff about Tokyo (and other parts of Japan) that you wouldn’t easily find in some magazines or other websites. Justin, the owner and author of Ikimasho writes a lot about [...]
I saw this in one of the alleys near Senado Square in Macau. Thought it doesn’t look like an original part of the design of the building, interestingly it gave this wall a life.
Prior choosing to pursue this lifelong dream of mine to travel for a long time, I have so many mental barriers that I got so used to living with. I do still have a lot of those mental barriers until now, but slowly, traveling is helping me re-shape the way I think in pursuit of [...]
Jantar Mantar is a large collection of astronomical devices built by the Maharaja of Jaipur. On our first entry, we thought that it’s just a regular park. We didn’t know at first that the structures inside the park were used for tracking stars, predicting eclipses and other astronomical pursuits. After reading the inscriptions on the [...]
Tammy & Chris on the Move is one of the latest blogs that I’ve been following lately and I got the chance to interview Tammy, one of the authors of this blog. Tammy, together with Chris, left their desk jobs last October 2011 to travel around the world and at the same time volunteer through [...]
Patuxai War Monument in Vientiane was built to commemorate those who fought in the struggle for Independence of Laos from France. It’s one of the most recognizable landmark in Vientiane.
The City Palace of Jaipur is one of the main attractions of this city. It’s a palace complex that was also the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Some parts of it are now museums which are accessible to the public but some parts of it are still closed for the visitors to see. It’s [...]
Charles Rahm left his banking career last June 2010 to pursue his traveling passion. He documents his travels in his blog and as well as a lot of helpful tips that could definitely help independent travelers like you and me. What I love about his blog are the articles about off the beaten path destinations. [...]
I saw this at the night market in Luang Prabang (main road in old town). This is one of the unique items that I saw in their market. One of the things I love doing in my travels is to visit various markets to get a chance to see the local products/handicrafts.
I love seeing animals in the wild. My interest with animals started when I was a kid. I always go to libraries just to read about them. I always watch National Geographic or Discovery Channel to see what they look like, how they live, etc. I’ve always dreamt that someday I’ll be able to visit [...]
One of the latest travel blogs that I’ve been following is called Suitcase Stories, run by an Australian couple, Michael and Nicole. Michael and Nicole recently decided to pursue long term traveling after selling most of their stuff back home. Prior to becoming long term travelers, Michael and Nicole has traveled to a lot of [...]
Southwest China is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen in my life. I took this picture when I was en route to Shangri-La (Zhongdian).
Asia has been home to a variety of natural healing practices that are being used for generations. And even until now, a lot of people believe in the power of these age-old practices. A lot of travelers visiting Asia often come here to try if some of these practices will work for them. Here’s a [...]