A modern city with deep roots, Singapore really does have something of interest for everyone! Nature, shopping, kids activities, amazing adventures…take your pick! Here are some suggestions to get you started. Shopping: Orchard Road started its incarnation as a center for shopping activity in Singapore in 1903. Now one of the cities main shopping and […]
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This photo of women wearing traditional Korean costumes was taken at a Korean cultural celebration in Seoul. I love the way that South Korea has evolved into a vibrant and modern city but has still hung on to many of its cultures and traditions. South Korea is a great place to get your Asian cultural […]
This temple looked older than time itself. It was slowly deteriorating, and it looked like the moss growing all over it might have been playing a role in holding it together. Quiet hung around the ancient monument like a child hanging on its mother’s skirts. The atmosphere in this off the beaten path temple in […]
I found the sincerity of the offerings that we saw being made at the temples that we visited around Thailand to be refreshing. It was clearly evident that the majority of the people who were there to worship at the temple in Thailand felt a deep connected to their faith. They had taken time out […]
The giant bells fascinated me at this temple in Thailand. What a beautiful way to announce your prayers! We saw bells like these at a number of different Buddhist temples around the country. Can anyone enlighten me about exactly how these are used in Buddhist practice?
I have never been a fan of spicy foods. I was always the one that thought that something was spicy when no one else did, gulping down water and wiping tears from my eyes. That was until I tried the food in Thailand. My taste buds just haven’t been the same since! The food in […]
This photo was taken while exploring a temple in Tokyo. It was nestled among a group of tall office buildings. This is one of the aspects of Tokyo that I found so fascinating…that you could be walking in the middle of an urban jungle and suddenly find yourself in the midst of the quiet, peaceful oasis of […]
Tokyo has been slightly intimidating. No, change that. Tokyo has been very intimidating. We have been managing, but nothing seems to be easy. It has been testing all of our foreign travel skills much moreso than our previous travels to Europe or even to Thailand have (Thailand was very westernized in many ways, and EVERYTHING […]
Here is a play by play list of all the things that we spent our bahts on while in Thailand. We visited Thailand in December of 2011 for 8 nights. I hope that this will give you an idea of how much your trip will cost and allow you to budget for Thailand appropriately. Lodging: […]
A visit to the local market is always a highlight of any trip for me. When we walked into the Thailand market , my senses were assaulted with a number of unusual sights and smells. The pungent smell of fresh chili peppers and unusual herbs and spices tickled my nose. Fresh fish and seafood of […]
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