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When Good Enough is Perfect

When Good Enough is Perfect

on Mar 20, 2015

This originally appeared as a post on my FaceBook page. I have since modified it to be a blog to capture it as part of my RTW experiences: A friend posted an article on FaceBook titled “Be Happier by Settling for Good Enough“. As it spurred a few discussions among friends, I realized how true it had been for me, in traveling. I started out with my...

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How to Not Have Any Fun At All During Carnaval

How to Not Have Any Fun At All During Carnaval

on Feb 19, 2015

The Carnaval in Salvador, Brazil, is said to be the biggest party on earth. A lot of guides exist out there about how to have fun, survive, etc. So I thought, for my blog of Carnaval, I’ll help out those poor sods who desperately want to be grumpy stick-in-the-muds but don’t have anywhere to turn to amidst people that are hell bent on everyone having a fun time....

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The Journey to Bagan, and How a Place Begins to Get Overrun by Tourists

The Journey to Bagan, and How a Place Begins to Get Overrun by Tourists

on Nov 26, 2014

The bus ride was bumpy. No, terribly bumpy. Scratch that, indefatigably bumpy. Like horribly, terribly, supercallifragilisticexpialidociously BUMPY (Did I just extend the longest word in the English dictionary to make an even longer word? Dang, yes I did!).   Jodee and I, after spending three days in Inle Lake, had caught a bus to the much heard about Bagan....

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Inle-1: On taking buses from Yangon to Kalaw and Inle Lake

Inle-1: On taking buses from Yangon to Kalaw and Inle Lake

on Nov 24, 2014

Note: This is a travel advice post. The purpose of this is simply to help future travelers on their trip, not necessarily a narrative like my other blogs. When you arrive in Yangon downtown you will see a lot of travel agencies to book these bus tickets. A good example is 31st Street where I got mine. There were at least 3 travel agencies between Bogyoke and...

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Knee Surgery in Croatia: Tips & Advice

Knee Surgery in Croatia: Tips & Advice

on Aug 18, 2014

Recently, on my travels I had knee surgery done in Croatia. You can read about my experience in my blog here. I’m writing this entry for any traveler who finds themselves in Central Europe looking for some medical attention. If you’re not an EU citizen with access to the awesome public healthcare across Europe, you might be out a pretty penny if you need...

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Staying Fit while on the Road

Staying Fit while on the Road

on Jun 9, 2014

Hopping from hotel to hostel to couch wreaks havoc on those little luxuries called ‘daily routines’. That morning cuppa’ at your favorite cafe, that after shower relaxation, that staring out the window for the better part of an hour, once normal, now become anything but. One daily routine that I need (as evinced by my ever present love handles) and...

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