Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Bhutan

The Tiger’s Nest Monastery (aka Paro Taktsang) outside of Paro, Bhutan is a magical and mysterious place that you have to see to believe. It’s a sacred Buddhist site cut high into the beautiful Bhutanese cliffs, where time slows down and tradition remains paramount. The temple complex was originally built in 1692, and is said … Continued


Come with us on a magical journey, over the mountains and through the monasteries, to one of the most amazing places on this planet – The Kingdom of Bhutan! As I mentioned in the previous post, Clint from Triphackr.com and I spent a week exploring Bhutan with Yeoong Tours & Travels back in late April, and … Continued

The Best Beaches in Northeastern Brazil

Warning: Northeastern Brazil is very dangerous – There is a 25% chance you will get lost, there is a 50% chance you will get sunburned, and there is a 75% chance you won’t want to leave – be very careful. The main culprit behind these scientific statistics (that I made up) is the never-ending coastline … Continued

Inside the Minds of Millennial Travelers

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Marriott Rewards Credit Card from Chase for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Why do we travel? What are we looking for? What makes us happy? For me, I travel to interact with people, experience cultures, and have life-changing adventures. I follow the concept … Continued

Wyndham Dream Destinations

Where do you dream of traveling to in 2015? Looking for an entertainment-filled excursion in a city like Orlando, New Orleans, New York City, Las Vegas or Williamsburg? Or maybe you’d prefer to simply enjoy the amazing scenery around you in Phoenix, Hawai‘i, Mexico, Colorado or Utah. Wyndham Vacation Resorts is looking for your input … Continued

Mountain Biking in Bhutan

When we arrived in Paro, Bhutan, our guides took us directly to a restaurant for lunch and a few welcome beers in downtown Paro. At that first meeting, we went over our itinerary for the week, and they asked if there was anything in particular we’d like to do. They told us that one of … Continued

Travel Bhutan: A Visual Journey Through the Dragon Kingdom

My love affair started on the initial descent into Paro, as we made a hard left turn to cut through the surrounding mountains. The once chatty Chinese tourists that filled the cabin were now reduced to whimpering bystanders. This was not a small plane, and yet, our Bhutanese pilot made skillful maneuvers as if he was … Continued

The First Trip to Gogane [Video]

Here is the video footage from my first trip out to the village of Gogane with the Active Hearts Himalaya team, just days after the first massive earthquake hit Nepal. ACIVE HEARTS HIMALAYA DONATION PAGE PHOTOS FROM GOGANE ——————————————————————————————– Here is storyline, in case you want to read along… For millions of Nepali people, this … Continued

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