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Why I Love Hong Kong

One of the greatest things about traveling the world is that you never experience the same thing twice. A city might have the same name, the same culture, or the same food, but the ...

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Categories: Asia, Hong Kong

Contiki vs G Adventures

Due to the popularity of my Why Traveling Solo Is The Worst blog post, I decided to write a continuation of it. A lot of people prefer to travel solo because it helps them "find th ...

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Categories: Asia, Contiki, Europe, G Adventures

Buddhism and the West

I don't often hesitate to write blog posts. I just grab a pen, jot down some ideas and whittle away until I have something semi-coherent. But I was hesitant to write this entry. I ...

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Categories: Asia, History

7 Awesome Things About Japan

Japan is a beautiful country, one of temples and shrines, Shintoism and Buddhism, samurai warriors and kamikaze pilots, Pikachu and Godzilla, Hiroshima and Fukushima. Not only is i ...

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Categories: Asia, Japan, Travel Tips

Sayonara Asia

I would like to say I had trouble sleeping last night, but I didn't. The trip through Asia has been incredible; I have seen so many places, met so many inspirational people, learne ...

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Categories: Asia, Hong Kong

Tsuen Wan

After my blunder yesterday, I only had one plan for today: travel to Tsuen Wan and meet my pen-pal Iris. As a result, from about the time I got up at 9 AM until 2 PM, I did noth ...

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Categories: Asia, Hong Kong

Launtua Island

Today is my last free day in Hong Kong. One of the reasons I came to Hong Kong was to meet my pen-pal Iris. I met Iris through a friend online a few years back, and after exchangin ...

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Categories: Asia, Hong Kong

Hong Kong Island

I had another another late morning in Hong Kong today, but that's because I only had one location in mind: The Peak on Hong Kong Island. Last night on my way home I had bought a ...

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Categories: Asia, Hong Kong

Kowloon

I enjoyed sleeping in today. I think I woke up sometime around 10. I was completely exhausted from my trip in Japan, but today was going to be another busy day. My focus today w ...

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Categories: Asia, Hong Kong

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    The past few weeks have been really busy for me, with a lot more time at the office and a lot less time travelling. Thankfully, the weekend is just around the corner and with it co ...

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    Birthday Freebies in Regina – Updated for 2024!

    I originally wrote this article in 2020, but since then it's become one of my most popular articles -- and one that needs to be updated the most frequently. Some businesses closed, ...

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    Categories: Canada, Regina, Saskatchewan

    How Does a Buddhist Celebrate Christmas?

    With the holiday season upon us, many people have begun asking me if and how I plan to celebrate Christmas. This is a good question, and I completely understand the confusion since ...

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