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local customs

  • Roman Sauna at Spa Land

    Baring it all in a Korean Jimjilbang

    If you look up a list of top things to do in South Korea, heading to a traditional jimjilbang is a must.  For those not in the know, they are Korean bathhouses. It is…

  • Atumashi Kyuang Monastery, Mandalay

    Exploring Mandalay: An Accidental Motorbike Tour

    So far Mandalay was not enjoyable.  After less than 24 hours we decided that our usual walk and explore method was unmanageable. The frenzied motorbike traffic in Mandalay was overwhelming and I kept thinking…

  • 10 quirky things we love about the Philippines

    The Philippines was the first country we visited on our trip around the world. Quirky habits abound in every country which is part of the fun of traveling.  Here is a  list of ten Philippines…