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Exploring India Off The Beaten Path – Volume #2

Tso Moriri in Ladakh, India

Scattered across India’s 28 states and additional union territories (such as Delhi, Ladakh and the Andaman Islands) are enough overlooked, offbeat destinations to keep visitors occupied for years. Since publishing my original list of India’s top unexplored destinations, I have discovered several more. Escaping the crowds in India can be tough but it is easier … Read More

Found An Abandoned Airplane While Exploring The Beach

Found this Nok Air plane in the woods near the beach in Rayong, Thailand

It all started while I was exploring an abandoned neighborhood at the end of my beach in Thailand that has been reclaimed by nature. Hundreds of luxury houses built but never occupied, roads completely overgrown, it was an unexpected find. However the best discovery was sitting in the middle of an overgrown field behind all … Read More

Unique Adventures to Consider when Visiting Singapore

Yellow Pikachu mascot in Singapore

The tourism industry in Singapore is booming with more than 17.4 million international tourists visiting the country in Southeast Asia during 2017. Apart from picturesque natural landscapes, Singapore also offers visitors world-renowned tourist attractions such as the Singapore Zoo, the Singapore Flyer, Clarke Quay, and Merlion Park. Nothing wrong there….just predictable Although it is always … Read More

Gamcheon Culture Village: From Shanty Town to Tourist Attraction

Panorama of Gamcheon Culture Village in Busan, South Korea

Perched on a hillside in Busan, South Korea, this once colorless neighborhood is now a colorful tourist attraction known as Gamcheon Culture Village (부산 감천문화마을). Although it resembles the colorful favelas of Rio de Janeiro upon first glance, explore within and you quickly realize that color is the only thing the two have in common. … Read More

Sex Coins, Wooden Dildos + Other Historic Oddities at the Love Castle Sex Museum

Sexual statues at the Love Castle sex museum in Gyeongju, South Korea

Did you know in ancient Korea women were given coins featuring different sexual positions on their wedding day so they could learn the positions? That is just one of the many interesting things I learned at the Love Castle Sex Museum in Gyeongju, South Korea. Everybody always talks about the Seoul Sex Museum but that … Read More

Inside Changdong Art Village in Masan, Korea (창동예술촌)

Welcome to Changdong Art Village in Masan, Korea

Artists are interesting folks and anytime a bunch of them gather in one neighborhood it becomes an interesting neighborhood. A perfect example is Changdong Art Village, full of narrow alleys overflowing with street art, boutique art shops, studios, cafes, coffee shops and even an arcade. Scattered throughout the neighborhood are murals and tributes to some … Read More