Hampi, India: Exploring the Temples & Ruins

Ruins spread out over Hampi.

Having arrived in Hampi in the early morning and then exploring the surrounding areas by motorbike, I wanted to experience the spiritual side of this majestic town so I took the bike to explore the temples. There are three main temples in Hampi; Hanuman, Lakshmi & Durga.  I recommend reading a little history on the […]

Make the Most of Tokyo: What Not to Miss

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Fireworks… Subway system by Jackson Pollock… Monkeys make most sense as pets… Cats are very good luck… Udon, Sushi, BBQ, tempura, yes please… No garbage cans anywhere = No garbage anywhere… PRAY often… Toilets talk to you, this is not God… Bad fortune is Good fortune, you learn more and grow more… Life is one […]

Top Reasons to Stay at the Aloft Bangkok

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If you are looking to be in the nuttiness of it all in the city that feels like an assault on your senses, then Aloft Bangkok should be your first choice. Aloft Hotels pronounced “uh-loft” have been popping up all over the world in the most unexpected places creating a modern, hip, and fun destination. Part […]

Amazing Thailand Part 2: Chiang Rai & Phi Phi

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By: Frank DiScala Jr. Continued From Part 1 CHIANG RAI: THE NORTH It’s just a short flight from Koh Samui to the northernmost part of Thailand. Here, the terrain completely changes and suddenly you are in farm communities, surrounded by rolling hills. Legendary for its proximity to Laos, Burma and the former heart of the opium […]