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The Adventure of Catching a Local Bus in a Foreign Country

Solo Travel Tips: How to Catch a Bus in a Foreign Country | Myanmar I love traveling by local bus when I visit a country! Somehow, the sights, sounds and smells of the landscape feel more vibrant and awakening.  I feel alive! Woosh, the scent of a produce market. Cruddle cruddle, wheels against a gritty […]

November 29, 2013 10
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VIDEO: Reasons you should visit Yangon now… Prepare to be shocked.

Travel Myanmar:  7 Reasons why you should visit Yangon now You can tell a lot about a country by their differences from your own.  Welcome to Yangon! As the capital of Myanmar, Yangon city it’s the largest city with the wealthiest population of over 5 million people. But it’s quickly growing and

November 22, 2013 11
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How to Teach English in Korea & Mock Teaching Interviews

Video: How to Teach English in Korea & Mock Teaching Interviews Yes, I’m considering job searches in Asia again and recently shared some of my process on Facebook. So I thought I’d follow up with a post on How to Teach English in Korea & Mock Teaching Interviews.  The two kind of work

November 13, 2013 4
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VIDEO: Dealing with Currency in Myanmar

VIDEO: Tips for Dealing with Currency in Myanmar | Burma    Are there ATMs in Myanmar? What types of dollars does Myamar accept or reject? What are the best places to exchange your money? Why type of Burmese money should you not take? I think one of the hot topics with anyone interested in traveling […]

November 5, 2013 5
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VIDEO | How to Get a Myanmar Visa in Bangkok

VIDEO: How to Get a Myanmar Visa in Bangkok   There was nothing so easy as applying for a same day Myanmar visa in Bangkok. Okay, well maybe some things, like paying an agency to do it for you.

October 31, 2013 12
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Ladakh: 8 Incredible Places to Experience Heaven

Ladakh Guide: 8 Incredible Places to Experience Heaven As I said earlier, Ladakh is the most beautiful place I’ve seen.  Surreal, mystical, magnetic. The beauty of this land is almost alien to me. It certainly can’t exist on earth. I could stare at it all day. But what places should you visit to keep that experiencing […]

October 13, 2013 4
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Ladkh Guide: Mapping out Old Leh

Straggly is the flavor of Leh. Leh isn’t dirty, but somehow, it looks it. It’s got a bit of a Wild Wild West presence about it. A scruffy town with a dusty main street, some souvenir shops, tourist agencies and

October 11, 2013 2
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Thiksey Monastery | A day trip from Leh on a local bus

Thiksey Monastery or Thikse Gompa is 19 km from Leh and is one of the biggest and most photographed monasteries of Ladakh, India. Given photos I’d seen of it, I wanted to see how impressive it might be up close. It didn’t disappoint.

October 8, 2013 10
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Ladakh Guide | Behold, Ladakh, the Most Beautiful place in the world!

  It was hard to imagine I was still in India… As the rest of India spat and sweltered entering June’s summer sweat, Ladakh pulled out its winter parkas to bundle up from the cold. Stepping off the

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