Archive for September, 2013

Recent Articles #1

Botanical Gardens in Cheonan
Asia

Botanical Gardens in Cheonan

Filed in South Korea by on September 22, 2013 0 Comments • views: 640

Did you know there are botanical gardens in Cheonan where you can see bears?  For 10,000 won, you can stroll through gardens with waterfalls, see exotic bonsai trees, pet some animals, and get up close and personal to some bears.  This magical place is called Bear Tree Park.  

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Recent Articles #2

Touring Future Temple Spots in Pyeongtaek
Asia

Touring Future Temple Spots in Pyeongtaek

Filed in South Korea by on September 8, 2013 0 Comments • views: 617

Today I had the opportunity to observe a meeting between some Korean monks, a Sri Lankan monk, and Buddhists of the Korean and Sri Lankan community here in South Korea.  This meeting was arranged to discuss funds for building a temple in the area.  Dhammakitti wants to build his own Sri Lankan Buddhist temple. First […]

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Horton Plains: A magical place in the clouds views: 1458

Visiting Horton Plains If you plan on visiting Sri Lanka, make sure you put Horton Plains in your schedule.  This unusual place is not to be missed.  I have personally been here 5 times and always look forward to going back.  One can never get tired of its exotic breathtaking scenery. Getting There It’s just […]

Havanna on a Budget: How to save money in Cuba views: 1053

  Cuba was always a beach-filled, retro dream for me. Sipping daiquiris by the pool, twirling in full, vintage skirts on the cobblestone streets, and rocking my cat-eye sunglasses from the passenger side of some 1950’s hot rod was a recurring vision in my travel head—and once I’d stepped into Havana it didn’t disappoint. But […]

Sunsets Over the Pacific: Lima views: 1663

On my last night in Lima, I wanted to have a very special evening.   I asked my hostel Nomade Backpackers where the best sunset was.  They said the Marriott.  I was able to make my way up to the second floor to catch one of the most beautiful sunsets I had ever seen.

How to do the Maldives on a Budget views: 1389

Budgeting Maldives and Still Have an Island Getaway Budgeting Maldives is possible if you follow these tips.  If you’re looking for an island getaway for your next vacation, there’s no better place than the Maldives! This collection of more than a thousand coral islands in the Indian Ocean is absolutely stunning.  They offer fantastic diving, […]

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