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Recent Articles #1

Top 5 Things About Sri Lanka
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Top 5 Things About Sri Lanka

Filed in Asia, Book on Sri Lanka, Doria Travels, Sri Lanka by on August 1, 2014 2 Comments • views: 1665

Sri Lanka is no longer called Ceylon after gaining independence from Great Britain in 1948 Yala National Park has the largest concentration of leopards than any other place in the world Ceylon Tea is some of the best tea in the world Wind down on a secluded beach Visit 1st century cave temples

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Recent Articles #2

Another Interview Scheduled on Korean Radio!
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Another Interview Scheduled on Korean Radio!

Filed in book clubs, Book on Sri Lanka, South Korea, Sri Lanka by on March 20, 2014 2 Comments • views: 676

Another another interview got schedule on Korean radio!  I was just recently contacted again by a Korean radio station to talk about my book Beautiful Eye and my travels around the world. Will be live on the air on March 27 from 11:30am to 12pm Korea time Please download the software at TBS eFM to […]

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Getting Interviewed Before Your Book is Published
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Getting Interviewed Before Your Book is Published

Filed in blogs, Book on Sri Lanka, LinkedIn, self-publishing, social media by on March 15, 2014 0 Comments • views: 525

This is a great idea to get another head start with book sales before your book is published.    I first discovered that this could be done by joining different writers groups on LinkedIn.  A journalist on one of these groups was looking for first time, soon-to-be-published authors for a newspaper in Utah.  I decided […]

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Sigiriya:  A Palace Located 200 Meters High on a Rock
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Sigiriya: A Palace Located 200 Meters High on a Rock

Filed in Book on Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka by on January 11, 2014 0 Comments • views: 1220

First occupied by Buddhist monks in the 3rd century BCE, it was then turned into a palace by King Kasyapa (477 – 495 CE).  After his death, it became a Buddhist monastery till the 14th century.  The frescoes here are among the first paintings of the human figure ever in Sri Lanka dating to the […]

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Do you Hand-Write or Type?

Filed in Book on Sri Lanka by on December 22, 2013 10 Comments • views: 1327

Sorry for not posting in a while, but I have just returned to Korea from an amazing trip in Sri Lanka to finish my memoir Beautiful Eye. Today I am curious on how you process your writing. Do you hand-write or type? I sometimes see writers hand-write on notebook paper that they carry around. I […]

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Horton Plains: A magical place in the clouds views: 1609

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: 1139

  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: 1744

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: 1488

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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