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11 10, 2018

Happy International Day of the Girl!

By | October 11th, 2018|Categories: India|

Kamla's father wanted her to drop out of secondary school to get married. Her fate looked grim until she had the idea to stage a hunger strike. Years later, she has graduated high school, received a grant from the Gandhi Fellowship and is now a teacher. She is giving back to girls and boys who [...]

1 09, 2018

“DelhiByLocals” Best Tourguides in Delhi

By | September 1st, 2018|Categories: Delhi, India|Tags: , , , |

“India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend and the great grandmother of tradition” -Mark Twain Traveling to India can be intimidating, especially as a female. As this blog was born 10 years ago due to my first trip to India, I [...]

12 06, 2018

Inle Lake’s Best Sunset: La Rizière Buvette

By | June 12th, 2018|Categories: Burma (Myanmar)|Tags: , , |

Can I let you in on a little secret? Because I adore and appreciate all my readers so much, I want you to know where the most beautiful restaurant to watch sunset is in the world. First, you'll have to hop on a plane to Inle Lake in Myanmar from wherever you are. I know, [...]

10 04, 2018

Hot Springs & Taiwanese Aboriginal Culture

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: Taiwan|Tags: , , , |

My Travel article on Wulai, Taiwan Magazine Article as published in ARE Magazine, Spring Edition 2018, read it here.

7 04, 2018

Solo Female Travel Tips in India

By | April 7th, 2018|Categories: India|Tags: , , |

Now that you have finally taken the plunge in booking your trip to India, here are some practical tips on preparing and packing. On another post, I will share the highlights of each region in India to help you decide where you should visit. India is a huge country with a vast landscape. There is [...]

5 03, 2018

The Japanese Restaurant in Rishikesh

By | March 5th, 2018|Categories: India|Tags: , |

Rishikesh, one of India's most popular destination for foreigners and locals alike, is the place where spiritual seekers and devout Hindus come to pay homage. Known as the "Yoga Capital of the World", many that come are so drawn to this sacred place, that they come back time and again. And for some, they feel [...]

23 02, 2018

Wulai Atayal Museum

By | February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Taiwan|Tags: , |

The Atayal People are an integral part of Taiwan history who have settled there far before the Han Chinese arrived. Taiwan is home to a number of Austronesian indigenous groups reported to have arrived as far back as 4000 BC. Some historians dispute their arrival as far back as 8000 BC or earlier. The Atayal people [...]

8 02, 2018

Bamboo Delight Cooking Class, Inle Lake

By | February 8th, 2018|Categories: Burma (Myanmar)|Tags: , |

Traveling to a destination is not complete until I take a cooking class in the town I arrive in. While visiting Inle Lake, Myanmar, which happens to be my favorite destination in the world, I decided to spend a morning taking a Cooking Class in Inle Lake with Bamboo Delight. There's no better way to [...]

3 02, 2018

Engaged Buddhism by Thich Nhat Hanh

By | February 3rd, 2018|Categories: France, Vietnam|Tags: , , , , |

Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most influential religious leaders of the world in the past century with his principle philosophy teachings of "Engaged Buddhism". Born in 1926, Thich is a Vietnamese Buddhist Monk who had a huge impact on the Anti-War Movement in the 1960's and 70's and continues to speak out against [...]

30 01, 2018

Ai WeiWei “Human Flow” Film Screening

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: China, Los Angeles|Tags: , , , |

Women's Voice Now is hosting their first community event of 2018: - The Human Flow by Ai WeiWei - The Human Flow: Artist Ai Weiwei’s exposé of the International Refugee Crisis Where: Brasil Brasil Cultural Center, 12453 Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066 When: Saturday, February 24, 2018 Doors open at 5:00pm, seating is limited. This is [...]