Travel diaries- 4 benefits of traveling

Originally posted on Happy days of life:
1.) You realize what you can’t live without Every time I travel to a new place, I am connected to new experiences that I either want to remember forever or forget. Travel opens up a whole world of different possibilities and you start to see patterns with what…

Travel Rant: Traveling the Wrong Way

Originally posted on GoTravelGlobal:
By all means I am not professional traveler. My solo trip to Japan for three months was one big catastrophe, last year my holiday to France was far from smooth and let’s not even talk about the times I have been travelling my home country Finland. Too many embarrassing memories there. Making…

My 10 Weirdest Travel Moments from 2016

Originally posted on Why Waste Annual Leave?:
Well that year flew by in the blink of  an eye did it not?! And as so many fellow writers have alluded to over the last few months, that hasn’t always been for  the cheeriest reasons. From the tragic passing of some high-profile figures to the tragic and unfortunate…

Being able to travel

Originally posted on Traveling Matters to us:
A philosophical piece today. In these blog posts, it has mostly been about the nicer side of life. You know, the fascinating photos, stories and experiences being shared. This pre disposes the assumption that we have the physical capability to take ourselves where we dream of. We are…

Travel Photography | Central Vietnam

Originally posted on from swerve of shore:
One of my first assignments of the year brought me back to a well-worn path between Hue and Hoi An for a few travel stories in central Vietnam. I can’t count how many times I’ve worked in that region, but it really never gets old. It has history…

Report: Solar Energy Employs More People Than All Fossil Fuel Industries Combined

Article Source: jonathanturley.org JONATHAN TURLEY One of the greatest concerns with the Trump Administration remains the environment.  I share those concerns.  The United States is falling behind the rest of the world in advancing green industries and markets. A return to fossil energy could not only erase gains in the environment but push our workforce…

Climbing Everest, 1950s Style

Originally posted on Silver Screenings:
Tenzing Norgay (left) and Edmund Hillary on Mt Everest. Image: Alex Grant Climbing Mt Everest is a remarkable, albeit insane, accomplishment. Look at this from the British Mountaineering Council: “As of February 2014, there had been 6,871 ascents of Everest by 4,042 different climbers, meaning some climbers, most of them Sherpas, have reached…

November Sky With Crab Apples

Originally posted on Tish Farrell:
Crab apples as caught in yesterday’s afternoon sun. There’s a bit of story here too. This year the fruit on our Evereste crab apple tree is absolutely tiny, nothing like the giant size suggested by the photo. But this is good, because it makes us think that the tree has…

Wonderlusting around the world

Originally posted on Out an' About:
I need another lifetime to travel to all the places I want to see. To experience even a fraction of the wonders in the world. Though I’ve traveled widely I’ve yet to see even half of my own country (hopefully that will be rectified next year) yet still the…

BEINN HIANT – My Everest

Originally posted on Donna Gwinnell Lambo-Weidner:
Highland sheep dotted the roadside under the pre-dawn sky. The velvet canopy looked like flocks of faeries had tossed fistfuls of glitter at the new moon only to have it stashed inside the Big Dipper and then purposefully strewn across the Milky Way by their extraterrestrial counterparts so that this tiny group of earthlings might…

The Everest Base Camp Marathon

Originally posted on The Year I Touched My Toes:
There are two in fact. The official Everest Base Camp Marathon is the Tenzing – Hillary Everest Marathon held annually on 29 May the date of their Everest summit. The biannual one held in November is run by a UK charity organisation and raises money from…

Tahoe Editing, Mount Everest & Adam Ant

Originally posted on Dyane Harwood:
Don’t hate Adam Ant because he’s still beautiful…at 56! ? Happy New Year, my friends! I’m still in Alpine Meadows in Lake Tahoe for a few more days, and we’ve had a very heavy snowfall. I must admit I prefer to visit here in August when the wildflowers are blooming…

Tales of Love: Meet the Romeo and Juliet of Bhutan

Originally posted on Buoyant Feet:
Bhutan has been my dream travel destination for over 2 years and obviously my excitement was a level up when I got an offer from Bhutan Bookings to explore this officially declared Drukpa country, early this month. This time I made many plans and promised to experiment with a lot of…

Home is Where the Odd Is

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
“Decorate your home. It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is.”  ~Charles M. Schulz Man, those 80’s boomboxes were big!  This real house in Fafe, Portugal has a built in sound system that exclusively plays…wait for it…hard rock. “People who live in glass houses…”…

Blogger of the week #3

Originally posted on bhaatdaal:
Another week another star ,? In the festive mood I am here with my friend “Swapnil Pandey “whom I first met on my blog when she just started blogging and at one go I read all her thirteen posts , I very well remember..? She is a versatile writer and within…

Goodbye Bhutan

Originally posted on Diary Of A Traveller:
After almost a month spending time in this small and charming country of Bhutan, the time has finally come for me to say goodbye to this amazing country. Even though I didn’t stay too long here in Bhutan, I managed to learn a lot while being in this…

Village Headman……….

Originally posted on Boundless Blessings by Kamal:
Similar to a Lion who is the King of the jungle, the people of the village always respect and revere the Village Headman who is like a Father to them. In one such village called KEYSHA in far off Bhutan, there lived KUPSA, the village Headman, fairly plump,…

Dragon Tales- The Maverick Monk in the La La Land

Originally posted on My Blog:
Warning-This post contains images that could be offensive to some viewers. From the  cold and foggy DochuLa we drove down to the low lying  sub tropical Punakha passing through winding bumpy   roads and dense green forests.Punakha has a special place in the history of Bhutan.It was their old capital …