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traveling korea/japan (pt 2).

here’s part two of my seoul/tokyo series, covering places to go and eat.

since there are countless blogs that detail all the typical tourist spots, i’ll stick to the places that aren’t covered as much. 692 more words

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traveling korea/japan (pt 1).

there were so many memorable parts of my trip to seoul & tokyo, not to mention things i learned about traveling in those countries, that i’ve been meaning to write a blog post to remember everything. 473 more words

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Namtso (納木錯) - A Lake Nearest to Heaven

(12th June) Namtso lake was as charmingly blue as the sky, making visitors difficult to distinguish their boundary.  We were so close to the sky, ever in our first time, free from any murky pollution that gloomed elsewhere, but radiant in its purest form.  661 more words

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Jokhang (大昭寺) - Mecca of Tibetan Buddhism

(9th June) No journey in Lhasa would be completed without visiting Jokhang, the inseparable place of Tibetan Buddhism.  As the tour bus sped from the  841 more words

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Hong Kong, I am on my way

A week before my trip to Hong Kong, I was in total vacation mode. Granted I felt unprepared as I began packing the two days before leaving and I didn’t have much time to plan, so there would be a lot of improvising on this trip. 329 more words

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Potala Palace (布達拉宮) - A Paradise of Spiritual Pureness

(9th June)  In the midst of Lhasa city, lying peacefully across the high-altitude Plateau, stands an infamous landmark that soars above the natural plains and rocky mountains.  763 more words

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Sichuan Hotpot (四川火鍋) - A Brave Taste of Spicy

When the sun drowned into the horizon and darkness cloaked, it was just another ordinary evening in Chengdu.  Yet, every hotpot restaurant seem to occupy each door front and street vendors, with tiny billboards showing its location while dozens of people were waiting in a line for a table to have a taste of the hotpot.  545 more words

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