Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery is a quirky, unique treasure found some 400 steps above Hong Kong. Walk along a path lined by golden Buddha statues striking innumerable poses ranging from … Continue Reading
We had been back in India a mere two days when we made our way to Punjab to witness the Golden Temple. Sikhism’s Holiest site, this temple welcomes all to enjoy its beauty and spirituality. Dave and I don’t normally become excited over temples, but the Golden Temple is incredibly impressive and beautiful. It is not a large temple, but it is impressive. Built in 1577, the temples dome is guilded with 750 kg of pure gold.
The Forbidden City in Beijing houses centuries of rich history in China. Located in Beijing it sprawls across the capitals city centre. Chinese history wasn’t my forte. I knew that the movie The Last Emperor was based in the Forbidden City. I had also heard that there was a Starbucks that opened at one time right in the middle of it all.
Man Mo Temple is a smoky, atmospheric, magical delight of a temple located in Hong Kong. Built in 1847 during the Qing Dynasty, it is considered one of the oldest … Continue Reading
When visiting Nikko, Japan, a stay at a Japanese Ryokan is a must. A Ryokan is a traditional Japanese hotel that takes you back in time. We had the privilege of staying at the … Continue Reading
Looking for unique Japanese New Year Traditions? Writer, Noel Cabacungan visited his sister who lives there to learn of the different customs and traditions that make New Year’s in Japan special … Continue Reading
Perhaps one of the pinnacles of Scotland’s wild, untamed landscape lies in the far north of the highlands. Dunnet Head is a located along Scotland’s North Coast 500, set against dramatic and sweeping … Continue Reading
Only six miles east of Inverness and 1.5 Miles (2.4km) away from Culloden Battlefield lies a site that is both beautiful and mysterious. Clava Cairns is a significant collection of … Continue Reading
For those interested in experiencing a slight deviation from Scotland’s brilliant scenery, a trip to the site of the Culloden Battlefield is highly suggested. Culloden was the site of the last … Continue Reading