Nature’s Hindu Temple Offering-Batu Caves, Malaysia

The Batu Caves are a series of limestone caves and cave temples located in Selangor, Malaysia. So easy to get to it even has it’s own train stop. I picked up the KTM Comuter train at KL Sentral in Kuala Lumpur which can be reached via the Kelana Jaya line if you’re staying near KLCC. […]

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Lighting The Christmas Spirit of Taipei, Taiwan

Taiwan’s most important holiday celebration is Lunar New Year, or Chinese New Year, as many know it. But for Taipei and the rest of the country they put on a pretty good show for Christmas, considering everyone works on the 25th. Less than 5% of the population of Taiwan is Christian but many do recognize […]

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Namsan-Hike Above Megalopolis Seoul, South Korea

East Asia is such a super friendly place for foreigners with efficient subway or MRT lines throughout all major cities including Seoul, South Korea. All stations have English signs and all stops are announced in English. Namsan mountain is the most well-known of the four guardian mountains of Seoul with the famous landmark, Seoul N […]

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South India’s Backpacker Beach Pilgrimage-Varkala

I am really enjoying discovering the treasures of Kerala, one of five states that makes up the region of South India. On my latest journey through the state I have been traveling down the coast visiting some of the beach resorts many adventurous travellers have been making sun-seeking winter pilgrimages to for some time now. […]

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On The Road -Exploring Exotic Fort Cochin-Kerala, India

I am now 50 plus days on the road in South Asia. It honestly has felt like I’ve lived several travel lives on this epic adventure. From trekking over the Thorung La Pass in Nepal to exploring the neighborhoods filled with treasures from the British Raj in Mumbai, India it has also been a travel […]

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Heritage Mumbai-Landmark Walk In India’s Largest City

It’s easy to fall under India’s spell of history, spirituality, culture and amazing food. I’m currently on the road and staying in the country’s largest and richest city, Mumbai, and once again I’ve been seduced by India’s sensory overload. Mumbai has been a different experience for me compared with other cities in the country I’ve […]

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Walking Adventure To The Monkey Temple-Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambunath, otherwise known as The Monkey Temple is one of my favorite places to visit when I’m staying in Kathmandu. Over the years it’s become a ritual! Most of my visits are early in the morning just before sunrise, which means a 5:30am wake-up before hopping into a taxi for a 10 minute ride. With […]

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On The Road-Kathmandu, Nepal-Tihar-The Festival of Lights

Tihar is one of my favorite festivals to see in Nepal. Each day of the festival either an animal, a Goddess or a brother/sister relationship are honored. The biggest night, Lakshmi Puja, is the most important night of the festival when houses and businesses are cleaned, decorated with Rangoli art(flower, colored sand) and candles. Prayers […]

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On The Road In Kathmandu, Nepal-Thamel Morning

Hello and Namaste from Kathmandu, Nepal! I am currently on a multi-week journey of South Asia with several cities on my itinerary. For the last few weeks I have been trekking in the Annapurna region visiting some of the most beautiful villages in the country. I wrapped up my trekking trip with a few days […]

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Three Awesome Sites On Taipei’s Red Line

Taipei’s MRT System is super efficient and very easy to get around on with all stops and information in English. If you’re staying in Taipei for more than a day make sure you get an Easy Card pass from the vending machines at all stops or pick-up a 1,2,3 or 5 day Taipei Pass at […]

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