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Tokyo Photo Diary

Late last year, I returned to one of my favourite places in the world with my best friend. It was such a special trip for the two of us. 87 more words


Travels Throughout Spain: Mallorca

For the last post of my three-part series on traveling throughout Spain, I will be writing about my trip to Mallorca. While 99% of my fellow classmates in… 650 more words


Buddha's Birthday, Jogyesa Temple, Seoul, South Korea 🇰🇷 

Every spring the temples of South Korea are covered with colorful lanterns commemorating the birthday of Buddha.

The exact date of Buddha’s birthday changes year to year as it is based on the lunar calendar, but generally falls between April and May. 53 more words


From my travel journal: Las Vegas, 2014

“After the show, we caught a cab to Fremont Street – “old Vegas.” The Vegas of yesteryear, when neon lights were king ad tacky was the game.

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New York City, Part II, 9/11 Memorial

My daughter was born a couple of weeks after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. She’s 15 now, and this was her first trip to New York City. 1,052 more words


Asian Gothic: Nepal.

If Gothic had been conceived and cultivated in Asia, it would have been under the blessings of Nepal! Reddish and dark subdued colours, fog, carnivorous Gods, elaborate architecture with complex ornaments, stupas with the Buddha’s eyes omnipresent, under the shade of the Himalayan Mountain range, and this terrible memory of the dark 25th of April, 2015 when a massive earthquake stroke the whole country turning everything into ruins and debris. 118 more words

Fletcher's Cottage Spa, Archerfield

If you’ve been feeling like you need an escape from city life, Fletcher’s Cottage Spa is the place to head. Located in East Lothian, not far from quaint country villages and seaside pockets such as Drem and Gullane, and near to the picturesque shores of North Berwick, it provides the perfect luxury hideout from which to take a break and retreat to the countryside. 684 more words