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

Filed in Asia, Sri Lanka by on May 13, 2016 0 Comments • 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 […]

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Recent Articles #2

Top 5 Things About Sri Lanka
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Top 5 Things About Sri Lanka

Filed in Asia, Book on Sri Lanka, Doria Travels, Sri Lanka by on August 1, 2014 2 Comments • views: 1454

Sri Lanka is no longer called Ceylon after gaining independence from Great Britain in 1948 Yala National Park has the largest concentration of leopards than any other place in the world Ceylon Tea is some of the best tea in the world Wind down on a secluded beach Visit 1st century cave temples

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Celebrating American Independence Day in Korea
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Celebrating American Independence Day in Korea

Filed in Asia, Korea, South Korea by on July 10, 2014 1 Comment • views: 1070

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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Backpacking the Gobi:  My Summer Vacation of 2008
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Backpacking the Gobi: My Summer Vacation of 2008

Filed in Asia, Mongolia by on May 28, 2014 1 Comment • views: 1063

In the summer of 2008, I decided I did not want to travel far from my current home in South Korea, but still wanted to stay in Asia, and wanted to travel to a country I had never been to before. I decided I wanted to travel to Mongolia and backpack the Gobi desert. For […]

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Come Visit me in South Korea!
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Come Visit me in South Korea!

Filed in Asia, Korea, South Korea by on May 6, 2014 2 Comments • views: 968

Interested in visiting South Korea? Come stay with me and you will be provided with your own bedroom, bathroom, and breakfast.  Plus, I will personally show you “My Korea”.   Please click “Contact Me” and fill out the form.  I will respond at my next available moment.

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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, […]

A Weekend in Kyoto: Day 1 views: 1516

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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