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 [...]
As we approach another new year, I reflect on my gratitude. To my support system and network around the world, a sincere THANK YOU. This travel blog was created on my first solo trip to India in 2008 initially for friends and families to follow my day-to-day wanderlust adventures. Back then, the Travel Blogging community was [...]
"The Family Tree bends, but it does not break." -Sierra Leone Proverb Sierra Leone suffered a devastating 11 year Civil War in 1991-2002. Between 50,000-300,000 people have been killed, many people became handicap, 2.5 million people displaced from their homes, and not to mention the emotional scars left on the people for life. And all this [...]
My Travel article as published in ARE Magazine, Winter Edition – Bali, Indonesia.
My Travel Column as published quarterly in ARE Magazine:: "East Meets West" 2015 Fall Edition – Travel Sri Lanka.
Tonight, I'd like to share with you my fellow Earthlings, "Human Kinda", an introspective look at our busy lives in the 21st century, a 15-minute short-film presented by Jetblue. I feel this anxiousness every waking moment of my days. Even during my sleep my mind is stressing over to-do lists. I never seen to have enough "time" for [...]
The 7th annual Bhakti Festival will be coming up this weekend on September 9-14 at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center in Southern California. A weekend filled with live Sacred Music, Yoga, Workshops, Healthy Food Choices all in a Sober Environment, out in the beautiful mystical desert, for those on the path of spiritual enlightenment and earthly empowerment, [...]
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 [...]
My Travel Article on Where to go in Myanmar and Travel Tips. Published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition - http://j.mp/s15-myanmar.
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 [...]