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Mi casa es su casa

Right when I walked through the gates to the house, I felt welcomed by my host family. My host mom greeted me with hugs and kisses, while my host dad was a gentleman and carried my luggage. 148 more words

Mongolian khorhog (by Benj Binks)

Everyone knows how much I love eating. However Mongolia, with its remoteness, nomadic lifestyle and protein-based diet, was a culinary challenge to say the least. 33 more words


Spring Holiday - Taipei: Yangmingshan!

The second day in Taipei I started with a painkiller since I was still not feeling well, but nobody was going to stop me from going into the mountains! 508 more words


Junior falls in love too!!

Remember exactly a year back, I had posted about the start of a new love affair. I had promised myself I will surely visit the place again, I did, this time with my son. 457 more words


If traveling is a lot about meeting locals, it is unfortunately rare to create a real connection with any of them : despite our best efforts, we are often seen as the ‘gringos’ and face trouble getting out is the cliché we convey. 922 more words


Bali, Canggu, my home for the next two months

It was only when I got to Bali that I realised, that I somehow lost my positive spirit along the way in Australia. I still do not know how, where, when, or why that happened, but I felt that I was not the same, positive person that I used to be. 794 more words


Asia: Part 1 (Cambodia)

As you may know, Mary and I are doing an organised tour for the first few weeks of our Asia trip. We spent a couple of days in Bangkok before the trip started. 780 more words