My Beloved Nepal-Earthquake Stories Part 1

For Nepal 2015 will go down as one of the worst years on record, for disasters, politics, everything! On April 25 at 11:56am an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 shook the country from it’s epicenter at Lamjung District at Barpak, Gorkha. In the weeks to follow hundreds of aftershocks would be felt. In the […]

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Kanyakumari, India-Land’s End Of The Subcontinent

Kanyakumari India sits at the southern tip of the subcontinent. Technically it’s not the Republic of India’s extreme southern point, that title goes to Indira Point on Great Nicobar Island. It is however a popular tourist destination and important pilgrimage for many Indians. My first look at the area was from it’s most visited sites, […]

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Beaches To Street Food-The Maximum City-Mumbai, India

Experiencing the culture of Mumbai is as easy as hopping on a bus. Daily activities like riding the bus or local trains can be just as interesting and exciting as visiting an important landmark or museum. Once you’re familiar with the numbers of the buses you’ll find they are frequent and easy to use with […]

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Cinemascope Edition-Atmospheric Hot Springs Village-Beitou-Taipei, Taiwan

Beitou District is a short 20 minute MRT ride from Taipei, Taiwan but it feels like your in another world. Serene compared to the bustle of Taipei, the hot springs resort area of the district is situated right over the Tatun Volcano Group, making it a prime location for hot springs. When Taiwan was a […]

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Cinemascope Edition-Bangkok’s Dazzling Top Attraction-The Grand Palace

Once the home to the kings of Siam and Thailand The Grand Palace is the number one tourist attraction in Bangkok. The Grand Palace is the busiest tourist attraction in Bangkok. It has been home to the Kings of Siam and Thailand since 1782. It is not one building as the name implies but a […]

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Cinemascope Edition-Wars, Opium, And Tea-Mae Salong, Thailand

In Northern Thailand 15km away from the border of Myanmar lies Santikhiri, otherwise known as Mae Salong. It’s history was in part formed by the opium trade as part of the Golden Triangle. More recently it was settled by members of the 93rd division of the Chinese Nationalist Army who refused to surrender to communist […]

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Chiang Mai, Thailand’s “Chill” Saturday Walking Street Market

Plan your trip to Chiang Mai, Thailand to fall on a weekend and you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to visit it’s two major night markets or walking street markets. The Saturday market locally known as the Waulai Market is smaller than it’s Sunday counterpart, most likely due to the latter’s location on the busy […]

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Taipei, Taiwan’s Food Paradise-Shilin Night Market

No discussion on the food of Taiwan would be complete without a visit to Taipei’s Shilin Night Market. This is one of the largest night markets on the island with streets that wind around a section of the city filled with food stalls, restaurants, clothing and souvenir shops, and amusement games. Huge slabs of breaded […]

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Luminescent Magic In Taiwan-The Taoyuan Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival marks the 15th day of the Lunar New Year and traditionally ends festivities. In Taiwan it’s just the start of a spectacular display of creativity with paper, lights and even more high- tech tools used to dazzle the large crowds that turn out across the island for the festivals. Many stories have […]

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