Tag Archives: asia

If You Haven’t Been to India, Then You Have to “Goa”!

The notion of an unpeopled beach paradise coupled with effusive, friendly locals, and prices that are gentle on the pocket makes Goa, India a logical choice for those seeking sun and sand in the Asian subcontinent. Goa is located on the southwestern coast of India and is the country’s smallest but richest state, largely in part due to tourism. Since the 1970’s both foreign and Indian tourists Read more »

Leaving on the Night Train to Sapa (Vietnam)

I have always dreamt of traversing the great corridors of the world by train---tackling Lake Michigan, Yellowstone National Park, and Mount Rushmore on one jaunt then the Swiss Alps, Lake Geneva, and the Italian Dolomites in another. While riding the Orient Express still remains an ambitious goal on my “back in time” travel adventure list, my recent journey to Hanoi, Vietnam provided me with a Read more »

Got Shopping?

Got shopping In this day and age, you do not have to even leave your house to shop for anything anymore. But there are a few of us that enjoy the craziness and chaos of going shopping. It gives people like me a purpose when I travel. Yes, I said a purpose.  Shopping is a must, not an option. So if you are a shopper like me, look over these recommendations on the best shopping destinations in the world. Am I telling Read more »