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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. […]

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Solo Travel, Local Culture And Going Beyond The Guidebook In Vietnam

Looking to travel to Vietnam? Vietnam expert and travel blogger of Discount Travel Blogger, Lyndsay Cabildo, shares her knowledge of the country, based on an 18-month backpacking trip through Southeast Asia in 2008 that led to her falling in love […]

Top 10 Vacation Destinations In Asia

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. […]

5 Best Floating Markets Around Asia

5 Best Floating Markets Around Asia

When traveling, it’s always fun to head over to the local open-air markets and gain some insight into the culture and their products. To make the browsing experience even better, some markets forgo street stands and set up shop right […]

My Unwanted Paparazzi Moment on Cat Ba Island, Vietnam

My Unwanted Paparazzi Moment on Cat Ba Island, Vietnam

I’d been teaching English in rural Thailand for three weeks and had gotten used to the small villages, the wooden bungalows, the tiny market stands and children playing soccer in the dirt. Then I got to Cat Ba Island in […]

Snake Village in Hanoi, Vietnam, Allows Visitors to Kill and Eat Their Own Snake (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Snake Village in Hanoi, Vietnam, Allows Visitors to Kill and Eat Their Own Snake (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Located in Le Mat, Hanoi, Vietnam, the Snake Village is filled with the snake-related opportunities. Drink snake, eat snake, hold snakes, and even kill your own snake at eat its organs. Finding it hard to wrap your head around an […]

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

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 […]