Tags » Asia 2

Climbing Aboard The Arc

Every once in a while I get the opportunity to do something really great, but usually life has a way of keeping me from focusing entirely on the moment. 1,344 more words


The Last Indigenous Cave Dwellers of Sri Lanka.

The first thing I noticed about him was the fresh blood stain on his shoulder rag. That must be from breakfast, our naturalist mused, not really joking. 955 more words


Diving into the Maldives

As I stood at the edge of a jetty lounge, where a warm sea breeze brushed my skin, ruffling layers of light scarves and flowing maxi skirts, and the glowing sun set over a horizon of placid, clear, cerulean water that lapped a postcard-perfect little island paradise, I felt the need to apologize. 746 more words


5 days in Bangkok

Didn’t really plan to go to Bangkok 2 months ago. It all started when my supervisor told me to clear my leaves (which I totally forgot about it) and he said to take a day off on National Day (August 9). 2,061 more words


The Failures of Democracy and the Asian Alternative

Last year, the college I was teaching at in China decided to hold an ‘election’ for a senior position equivalent, I think, to vice chancellor.  Three candidates were standing, all chosen by the Communist Party.  2,985 more words

Political Philosophy

Your Malaysia And Singapore Itinerary Sorted!

Malaysia borders Singapore to the south, and many people choose to visit both countries as part of the same trip. It’s easy to navigate your way around if you know how. 514 more words


Beijing street food at night market

This post will be about street food in Beijing. To be honest after previous travels in Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia it was nothing new to us. 66 more words