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. […]

Offbeat Guide: Where To Go On Your Next Vacation

Trying to decide where to go on your next vacation? Well, that will depend on what you want to do. Looking for extreme adventure? An eco-friendly island? Somewhere to get away from the world? Read on for information on some […]

Travel Movie Monday: Little Laos In this travel video, filmmaker Joerg Daiber uses tilt-shift effects to show the culture of Laos in South East Asia. In the miniature movie,, you’ll see everyday life, nature, traditions, cities, and more in Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Kuang Si Falls, […]

8 Memorable Experiences to Have in Laos

After volunteering in Thailand, I decided to extend my time in South East Asia by visiting a few other Asian countries, one of them being Laos. There are a lot of great cities to visit in Laos and a lot […]

The Best Tours in South East Asia, China, and Hong Kong for Backpackers!

After a volunteer stint teaching English in Thailand, I decided that I wanted to explore South East Asia, China, and Hong Kong to the fullest, really getting to know the places, culture, and people and having an active trip. As […]

Thrills All Over the World, Part I

The TRAVELER was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The TOURIST was passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes “sight-seeing”–Daniel J. Boorstin, American Social Historian & Educator My last post […]