Adventure & Backpacking

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8 12, 2015

Outdoor Adventures in Conejo Valley

By | December 8th, 2015|Categories: Conejo Valley|Tags: , , , , |

Los Angeles is a beautiful place to live in, especially for those that enjoy a Healthy Lifestyle. It seems you can find virtually everything you need from good hikes, good food, the best Yoga, Pilates, Barre, Gyms, Crossfit studios that one would ever seek. But one important aspect that LA lacks, is the lack of outdoor [...]

11 11, 2015

Best Cities to Visit in Myanmar

By | November 11th, 2015|Categories: Myanmar (Burma)|Tags: |

I made my first visit to Burma (aka Myanmar) in the summer of 2009, on a 1 month backpacking trip through Southeast Asia. That was 3 years before the country had opened to the world as it was under 60 years of Military (basically Dictator) Rule. Sanctions were lifted in 2012 with Foreign Investments, Trade, [...]

26 08, 2015

10 Ways to Stay Fit while Traveling Abroad

By | August 26th, 2015|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , , |

Staying fit while traveling abroad is vital as it could make or break your travel experience. In a previous post, I wrote about How to Stay Healthy while Flying. Without good health and energy, it would be difficult to fully enjoy our Travel Adventures that we've worked so hard for. Being on the road is also [...]

13 08, 2015

Island Touring in Loreto, Mexico

By | August 13th, 2015|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , |

The Tranquil Islands of Loreto, Mexico Loreto, Mexico Loreto, located on the Sea of Cortez, is one of famous oceanographer, Jacques Cousteau's, favorite places in the world. With his nickname for Loreto being "The Aquarium of the World", it should convince any ocean lover to visit for an Island Tour of Loreto, Mexico. Yet, Loreto [...]

7 07, 2015

When in Israel, go Sand Boarding!

By | July 7th, 2015|Categories: Israel, Middle East|Tags: , , , , |

Israel is a destination that fits many traveller's desires whether it's for a Culinary Excursion, a Historical Exploration, a Cultural Immersion, a Spiritual Quest or for Adventure Seekers. Along the coast are miles of beautiful beaches for surfers and lovers to bathe in the sun. Inland lies the Negev Desert that spans across 4700 square [...]

9 06, 2015

Top 6 Travel Apps You Should Have

By | June 9th, 2015|Categories: Dharma Bum, Europe|Tags: , |

Traveling, like Life itself, is not a static thing. It never has been, physically or mentally. Technology has changed Traveling even more in the past decade, some say for the better, other's disagree. You can't argue though that it has made the whole experience a lot more convenient with research, routes, what to see, where [...]

1 12, 2014

25 Km Bike Ride through Ubud

By | December 1st, 2014|Categories: Asia, Indonesia, Southeast Asia|Tags: , , |

Bali has become one of my favorite destinations. The best way to explore Bali is through a 25 kilometer Bicycle Tour of Ubud. They take you to a gorgeous view of the Rice Fields, the Coffee plantation, and a 25 kilometer bicycle ride through the villages of Ubud. Don't worry folks, it's mainly downhill! Bali's weather is [...]

24 03, 2014

Renewed Inspiration of a Travel Blogger

By | March 24th, 2014|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , |

Today, I had the honor of meeting Dave Thompson, the founder of Dave's Travel Corner, one of the oldest Travel blogs around (since 1996). Don't get me wrong, Dave's not old, just that the internet wasn't around much longer prior to that. We are talking about big boxy computers and dial up days. We met [...]

10 09, 2013

Mini me is off to Whimderlust!

By | September 10th, 2013|Categories: Europe, Israel|Tags: |

What is this term "Whimderlust" I refer to? Out of all the travel jargons, this is a first I've heard this too. My baby sister invented that word a few days ago for her blog, creating a fusion between traveling on a "Whim" & "Wanderlust". Hey, who knows if it'll end up on the Webster [...]

9 03, 2013

Should Women Travel Alone?

By | March 9th, 2013|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , , |

Xenophobia: fear and hatred of strangers or foreigners or of anything that is strange or foreign Recently in the Media, a popular topic has been whether or not women should travel alone. It's been an ongoing topic but especially recent with the news of the girl who was found dead in Istanbul, the Canadian-Chinese girl found [...]