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Yearly Archives: 2013

Cancun, Mexico

Hola Mexico! ­čÖé We didn’t have a booze-soaked party vacation like the spring breakers do but rather a quiet andView full post ┬╗

Telluride, Colorado

The road from Durango to Telluride was one of the most scenic drives I have ever experienced. Although we went on thisView full post ┬╗

Durango, Colorado

On our way to Telluride, we drove past the charming western town of Durango. Something about the place was drawing us inView full post ┬╗

The Grand Canyon

My inability to properly read maps was put on display when we journeyed from Page, Arizona to the south rim of GrandView full post ┬╗

Antelope Canyon

When I saw images of the Antelope Canyon on the internet, I already knew that this had to be a stop on our road trip. WeView full post ┬╗

Horseshoe Bend

The drive from Monument Valley to Page, Arizona took about 3 hours. Our original plan was to see Horseshoe Bend duringView full post ┬╗

Monument Valley

The road going to the Utah-Arizona border somehow felt like I was exploring in a different planet. The landscape wasView full post ┬╗

Moab, Utah

Just a couple of weeks before our road trip, I heard the news about the partial shutdown of the US federal government.View full post ┬╗

Phang Nga Bay

Phang Nga Bay is about two-hour drive from Phuket. The island found fame through the 1974 Bond film “The Man withView full post ┬╗

Penang, Malaysia

Penang is an island in northern Malaysia that pays homage to all three cultures of Malay, Indian and Chinese. When weView full post ┬╗

Star Cruise Virgo

I have never gone on a cruise before but I have always wanted to. So I was a bit excited when finally it happened. NinoView full post »

Lima, Peru

I thought I had one full day to enjoy the craziness of Lima, but it turned out that I only had 4 hours to wander aroundView full post ┬╗

The Amazon

Has anybody seen the TV series The River┬á?┬áIt’s a┬ásupernatural journey down the Amazon, kind of like JurassicView full post ┬╗

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 and voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World inView full post »

KM 104 Inca Trail Hike

I got up early at 4:00 am, ate breakfast then went straight ahead to the hotel’s lobby to meet the group for the 4View full post ┬╗

Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo (pronounced oy-yan-tay-tom-bo) became a famous tourist spot on account of its Inca ruin terraces and asView full post »

Pisac, Peru

The village of Pisac is located in the Sacred Valley on the bank of the Urubamba River. It has a vibrant market andView full post ┬╗

Cusco, Peru

When I was making this solo journey to Peru, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Honestly, I was nervous yet excited atView full post ┬╗