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Get Zen: Why Bhutan Is THE Destination For Meditation & Buddhism Curios

BY WENDY HUNG

From Tina Turner to Orlando Bloom, being  Buddhist has become a trend, if not a status symbol, in the last few years. Infuse that with traveling and you’ve got soul-searching explorers flocking to India, Nepal and the latest spiritual destination in-vogue: Bhutan. 584 more words

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Mongolia - Departing Ulaanbaatar

Now back in the capital of Ulaanbaatar after our ten day tour of the Gobi Desert, we had two days left before departure again on the Trans-Mongolian Railway. 630 more words

Mongolia

My Dream Summer Vacation!

Due to my constant busy schedule, I rarely go on a vacation. To me, being away for a long time is quite difficult to achieve. My dream summer vacation is spending it somewhere distant, refreshing, and enjoyable. 758 more words

The Best Summer Vacation I Dream of Having

Due to my constant busy schedule, I rarely go on a vacation. To me, being away for a long time is quite difficult to achieve. My dream summer vacation is spending it somewhere distant, refreshing, and enjoyable. 627 more words

Mount Popa (Taung Kalat) – A wonderful Myanmar Monastery

Guarded by an army of monkeys and on top of an extinct volcano 737 meters above sea level sits an incredible Myanmar Buddhist Monastery. 219 more words

Burma

We leave the Citadel in a 'Tuk Tuk' and head for Thien Mu Pagoda otherwise known as the Heavenly Lady Pagoda which is situated on the north bank of the Perfume River in the center of Hue

Legend has it that an old lady from the spirit world appeared on Ha Khe Hill, saying  that one day a wise Lord would come and build a Buddhist pagoda with seven successive tiers, symbolizing different stages of enlightenment and this Pagoda would help the country to grow strong and  prosper. 1,112 more words

Throwback Thursday |Read the Coorg Diaries again

Tibetan Monastery : Golden Temple

Visit the Tibetan Refugee Settlement ..

A wonderful example of India’s secularism and hospitality

Started with 300 rupees and a few monks… 22 more words

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