The Majestic Batu Caves
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The Majestic Batu Caves

The Batu Caves are one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside India, and is dedicated to Lord Murugan. It is the focal point of Hindu festival of Thaipusam in Malaysia. The limestone forming Batu Caves is said to be around 400 million years old. Some of the cave entrances were used as shelters by the indigenous Temuan … Continue reading

Getting Scuba Certified in Phuket
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Getting Scuba Certified in Phuket

   It was pretty obvious that I needed to get scuba certified, now that I was living in Phuket, Thailand.  We were friends with the owner of Rumblefish Adventures, so it was easy to decide with whom I will be doing my Open Water Course.  I signed up online with PADI, got the manual and DVD’s from Rumblefish Adventures and started … Continue reading

Thai Cooking Class
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Thai Cooking Class

At 8am we were picked up with a minivan and taken to the local morning market…. The smells weren’t all that pleasant but I was so intrigued and so excited that it really didn’t bother me all that much…okay, just a little, but I was still excited!!  As a group we stroll around the market … Continue reading

Must See Places in Washington DC – Guest Post
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Must See Places in Washington DC – Guest Post

In December of 2012 I had the wonderful opportunity to visit Washington D.C. in the U.S. of A!!  I loved every second of my time spend in the city – read my post 12 hours in Washington D.C. – I only had 12 hours to go around and explore but Chad Siemer had a few more … Continue reading

A Namibian in South Korea – Guest Post
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A Namibian in South Korea – Guest Post

I have asked my friend Annagret, who I’ve gone to school with and who is now teaching English in South Korea,  to share with us what the process is if one wants to go over to SK and what her experiences are so far…. What is the process in order for you to teach in … Continue reading

The Vegetarian Festival in Phuket
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The Vegetarian Festival in Phuket

The Vegetarian Festival is celebrated in the month of October all over Thailand, but mostly in Phuket.  The festival is also known as the “Tesagan Gin Je” or the “Nine Emperor Gods Festival”.  This festival is filled with tradition and excitement.  Most of the people taking part in the festival are of Chinese heritage, which is … Continue reading