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  • My Journey to Mindfulness: Part 2 - Happiness is inside us. It is now. It's not tomorrow or yesterday. It is now. Happiness is being alive. Happiness is the food you eat, the people you meet, the wind that touches your skin, the rain that makes the pavement wet that you feel beneath you when you walk barefoot. Happiness is the sun that gives life to everyone and everything. Happiness is the sound of the forest. Happiness is everywhere and everything.
  • My Journey to Mindfulness: Part 1 - (These are my unedited thoughts while inside Wat Tam Wua Forest Meditation Center in Thailand. It was my first “formal” experience at a meditation center. I’ve learned so much now […]
  • Laos Adventures: Vang Vieng - Our trip to Vang Vieng was unexpected. We’ve heard of this famous party town from other travellers and from travel guides before. Apparently for many years, many come to Vang Vieng to party. […]
  • Laos Adventures: Luang Prabang - When I first saw Luang Prabang, I was so sick with high fever, a terrible headache and awful body pains that moving and even talking took a lot of energy. […]
  • Laos Adventures: Nong Khiaw - Nong Khiaw is easily reached by bus via Luang Prabang or Udomxay. From Luang Prabang, it takes about 3-4 hours. There are buses and minivans from Luang Prabang that will […]
  • Sokdee Pii Mai Laos! Happy Lao New Year! - It’s the New Year here in Laos! Sokdee Pii Mai Laos! (Happy Lao New Year!) The Lao New Year or Songkran or Pii Mai Lao is one of the most […]
  • Laos Adventures: Huay Bo Village - After spending 3 days in Muang Ngoi, Giraud and I decided to go do some homestay at Huay Bo – another remote village about 1.5 – 2 hours walk from […]
  • Laos Adventures: Muang Ngoi - Probably one of the highlights (if not the highlight) of my trip in Laos is the time I spent in two very small and remote villages located in Northern Laos – […]
  • Sunset by the Mekong River - Four days ago, I got really sick with a terrible headache, high fever and muscle pains. Even moving was so painful and hard. We had to cancel our trip to […]
  • Crossing Borders: From Chiang Rai, Thailand to Huay Xai, Laos - Travelling from Chiang Rai and crossing the Thai-Lao border to go to the town of Huay Xai is fairly easy. There are buses that leave to Chiang Khong (a small town […]
  • Thailand Adventures: Visiting the temples of Bangkok - Visiting “wats” or temples will be one of the most common activity that you will do in Bangkok – or generally in Thailand. You have to visit one or two! Or […]
  • Thailand Adventures: Bangkok - Bangkok is nothing that I imagined before. Most people who come to Thailand from somewhere will probably land in this capital city that is bigger and crazier than most people imagine. It […]
  • Thailand Adventures: Lopburi, the city of monkeys - From Ayutthaya, we continued our trip up north to Lopburi. Lopburi is easily reached by train from the Ayutthaya Train Station. The ride was supposed to be just a little over an hour but the […]
  • Thailand Adventures: Ayutthaya - Founded in 1350, Ayutthaya or Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya was once considered as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. This historic city that flourished from the 14th […]
  • From Bangkok to Ayutthaya by train - Ayutthaya or Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya is an island city about 85 kms north of Bangkok. If you are looking to visit a beautiful historic town that is fairly close to […]
  • Meeting friends I met while backpacking – again - People do come and go in your life but that doesn’t mean that you will never see them again – ever. You will meet a lot of people while travelling. It’s […]
  • How to travel the world for more than 2 years… - I always get asked this: How do you manage to travel for so long? I am not a travel expert but I will share what I learned since I began […]

 

 

 

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