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A Conversation Without Words In Riomaggiore, Italy
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A Conversation Without Words In Riomaggiore, Italy

Laying out on the jagged harbor rocks in Riomaggiore, Italy, I let the warm sun tan my skin. It was so peaceful in this town of old-warm charm and fishing boats. Families swimming in the small alcove while the more adventurous types dove from high-cliffs into the water. I close […]

Amoy Hotel - Fuk Tak Chi
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The Surprising Fuk Tak Chi Temple In Singapore

The Fuk Tak Chi Temple in Singapore is a small building tucked between old shop houses along Telok Ayer Street. ‘Telok Ayer’ roughly translates into ‘Bay of Water’, and back in the day this little temple greeted Hakka and Cantonese immigrants fresh off the boat from China, their very first […]

Aperitivo with variety.  Photo courtesy of Anie Mendrick.
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Aperitivo: An Enviable Italian Ritual

If you ever find yourself in Russia, and someone offers you a glass of Vodka, you don’t turn it down. The same is true in Italy, when being served food, whether you’re hungry or not. Aperitivo: Drinks Paired with Food The freshly baked focaccia sits in front of me. Next […]

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Meditation And Travel Were Made For Each Other
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Meditation And Travel Were Made For Each Other

One of the main reasons I enjoy travel is it allows me to step out of my comfort zone and take on new challenges; however, I would be lying if I said stress didn’t creep up on me every now and then. For example, things like being overwhelmed by the […]

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Cambodia Beyond Angkor Wat: Meeting Tonle Sap’s Floating Community
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Cambodia Beyond Angkor Wat: Meeting Tonle Sap’s Floating Community

My undergraduate Asian Art class would have been more aptly named “Inspired Daydreaming.”  Sitting in the dark, listening to the comforting click of the old-school slide carousel projector, my imagination ran wild imagining the exotic locations that inspired paintings, sculptures and ancient architecture.  I was particularly seduced by Cambodia’s mighty […]