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Getting Inked In Thailand – Bamboo Tattooing

Before I left for my big trip, I knew that I wanted to get a bamboo tattoo in Thailand.  I first learned about bamboo tattooing after seeing Angelina Jolie’s tribal tattoo done on her shoulder and learned she had visited Thailand to get it. Click here to read more.

Sustainable Living At Sadhana Forest

The first time I came to India, I heard about a place called Sadhana Farm located just outside of Auroville in the south of India.  Sadhana Forest is a vegan farm that welcomes people from all walks of life to live and volunteer in this small community and learn about sustainable living.  Click here to read more.

Batik Art – Make Sure You Find A Good Teacher

When I knew I was going to Indonesia, I also knew that I wanted to visit Yogyakarta City.  I am an art lover and Yogyakarta is renowned as a center of classical Javanese fine art and culture such as batik, ballet, drama, music, poetry, and puppet shows. Click here to read more.

The Contrast That Is India – Stolen Goods And A Wonderful Family

A question that I have often gotten from people is, “what is your favourite country that you’ve been to?”  This question may be tough for most because every country is different and comes with its own unique experiences.  However, after exploring 18 countries, I have to give my hat off to India. Click here to read more.

Could you live 10 days without talking?

I had my first encounter with silent Vipassana meditation this month in Malaysia. The 10 day course was the most challenging but rewarding experience in my five months of travel through India and Southeast Asia. The first three days of meditation were torture, but by the fourth day I felt sensations in my body that I’ve never felt before like tingling and vibrations from head to toe.

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