Archive for March, 2014

Recent Articles #1

Backpacking the Gobi
Gobi Desert

Backpacking the Gobi

Filed in Asia, Mongolia by on March 31, 2014 0 Comments • views: 735

One of my most memorable trips was visiting Mongolia.  This country is truly amazing with some of the friendliest people in the world.  You can tell with the big smiles they carry on their faces.  Mongolia has some of the tallest mountains in east Asia at over 4,000 meters high.  Spend a few nights in […]

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Recent Articles #2

Live on Korean Radio
Pyeongtaek

Live on Korean Radio

Filed in South Korea by on March 31, 2014 0 Comments • views: 552

For those of you who did not get to hear me live on the radio on TBS eFM 1013 Main Street last Wednesday, here is the recording where I talked about my book Beautiful Eye, my next book Checheley the Friendly Elephant, and my travels to Sri Lanka, Mongolia, and Antarctica. This is not the […]

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Touring Bomunsa Temple in Asan
Asan

Touring Bomunsa Temple in Asan

Filed in South Korea by on March 23, 2014 2 Comments • views: 576

  Recently I have discovered another Sri Lankan Buddhist monk in Korea. His name is Ven Pannakitthi Thero and he has lived in Korea for 4 years now .  He loves the Korean Buddhist culture here.   His temple is quite large and is beautifully maintained.  It’s a must see place in the spring.  You […]

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Live on Korean Radio
Asia

Live on Korean Radio

Filed in Sri Lanka by on March 20, 2014 0 Comments • views: 521

I will be live on Korean radio on March 27 from 11:30am to 12pm Korea. During this time I will be talking about my travels around the world as well as my first book Beautiful Eye.  Please download the software at

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Another Interview Scheduled on Korean Radio!
Asia

Another Interview Scheduled on Korean Radio!

Filed in book clubs, Book on Sri Lanka, South Korea, Sri Lanka by on March 20, 2014 2 Comments • views: 585

Another another interview got schedule on Korean radio!  I was just recently contacted again by a Korean radio station to talk about my book Beautiful Eye and my travels around the world. Will be live on the air on March 27 from 11:30am to 12pm Korea time Please download the software at TBS eFM to […]

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Horton Plains: A magical place in the clouds views: 1337

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 […]

Havanna on a Budget: How to save money in Cuba views: 972

  Cuba was always a beach-filled, retro dream for me. Sipping daiquiris by the pool, twirling in full, vintage skirts on the cobblestone streets, and rocking my cat-eye sunglasses from the passenger side of some 1950’s hot rod was a recurring vision in my travel head—and once I’d stepped into Havana it didn’t disappoint. But […]

Sunsets Over the Pacific: Lima views: 1574

On my last night in Lima, I wanted to have a very special evening.   I asked my hostel Nomade Backpackers where the best sunset was.  They said the Marriott.  I was able to make my way up to the second floor to catch one of the most beautiful sunsets I had ever seen.

How to do the Maldives on a Budget views: 1259

Budgeting Maldives and Still Have an Island Getaway Budgeting Maldives is possible if you follow these tips.  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.  They offer fantastic diving, […]

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