Not always the easiest thing to do or as grand as in America but if you have access to the U.S. military bases or can get someone to sign you on, they are quite fun with traditional activities and food. This year, I decided to check out Camp Casey’s festivities in Dongducheon since it was […]
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On New Years Day, I had the opportunity to attend a very special ceremony. Since I have started my research on Sri Lankan history and culture and customs for my memoir Beautiful Eye, I have become personal friends with a Sri Lankan Buddhist monk in South Korea. In fact his temple is not far from […]
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 […]
Is travel or work bringing you to the island of paradise? Or maybe you are traveling with a group of friends or family? Tired of the usual hotels that don’t have that home feeling or would prefer that your group be together and not spread out in different hotel rooms? If so, Villa Saladura may […]
Nuwara Eliya is a town situated on the plains over looking Sri Lanka’s tallest mountain Pidurutalagala which is 2,252 meters high. Nuwara Eliya is where the British would take their vacations. Here you can ride horses, play golf, paddle on Gregory’s Lake, and sip Ceylon Tea by the fire-place. All year round the climate here is […]
Think you can’t go on safari in America? Think again! My husband and I happened to be traveling through Texas to visit his family when one day his sister recommended a place in Oklahoma where you can get up close and personal to some animals. Here at Arbuckle Wilderness Park you can drive in your […]
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, with fantastic diving and snorkeling, excellent surfing, and plenty of picturesque beaches to relax on. When you’re planning your trip, though, […]
Looking to extend your trip in south Asia or go island hoping in the Indian ocean? Then look no further than the Maldives. The Maldives is just a 50 minute flight from Sri Lanka. While my husband and I were in Sri Lanka last year to finish my memoir Beautiful Eye, we decided to take […]
The other day a friend of mine in Korea informed me that she wants to visit Sri Lanka in April for 2 weeks. Of course I was very excited to hear this, but then she told me that a travel agency she was thinking about going through wanted to charge her US$7,000 for 2 weeks! […]
An Overview We choose Kyoto because we did not need a visa with our US passports and it was only a 1.5 hour flight from Incheon International Airport. This quick long weekend get-a-way was ideal to release some of the stress we were getting with some of our new projects in South Korea. Kyoto also […]
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