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Notes On Realizing What’s Important In Life

You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger – Buddha I recently started attending a meditation class called “Soup and Serenity” on Wednesday afternoons at Dipamkara Meditation Center in Port Jefferson, New York. […]

Top 10 Vacation Destinations In Asia

One of the most popular holiday destinations throughout the world, Asia offers travelers varied cultures, spectacular history, unbeatable shopping and world class beaches. When planning your next holiday, be sure to check out these not to be missed Asian destinations. […]

Macau: China’s First And Last European Colony

Macau, one of only two special administrative regions of the People’s Republic of China, features a unique blend of architecture, culture and heritage. Walking the streets, it will become immediately clear the region makes a lot of money off gambling; […]

A Unique Adventure Destination: Siberia’s Altai Mountains

If you’re looking for a colorful and unique adventure vacation, look no further than Siberia’s Altai region. In the Turkic and Mongolic languages, the word Altai means the “Golden Mountain.” Once you see the area up close, you’ll understand why […]

My Favorite Destinations for Getting Away From Tourists

Yes, I know I am technically a tourist when traveling, as much as I hate that word and being called one. However, sometimes when traveling I like to get away from the tourists and crowds and just relax. Here have […]

Hiking the Longji Rice Terraces in China

Hiking the Longji Rice Terraces in southern China is something I would recommend for everyone to add to their bucket list. The area covers over 16,000 acres, with their creation beginning during the Yuan Dynasty. If you translate it, the […]

Biking and Rafting in Yangshuo, China

Yangshuo, China, is a great place to visit if you want to get out of the big cities and experience some outdoor beauty while still feeling like you’re near civilization. While this is a big tourist destination (I stayed on […]