Asia Archives - Page 17 of 26 - My Family Travels
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The Smiles of China

     I had always been a fan of travel since I was a little girl. For most of my life, that had been the occasional trip to my grandma’s in Iowa, or a trip to Branson,...

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Explore Cambodia Along The Mekong Discovery Trail

A well planned network of hiking, biking and boating trails for all ability levels is helping promote ecotourism in the Mekong River region of northeastern Cambodia. If you’re looking...

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The Continuation of Ginxy’s Adventure in Japan!

It’s funny how life works. The things you do not want to happen or try avoiding somehow happens anyway. I dislike getting lost on my own. I have a tendency to memorize one path and stick to it....

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The Magic of Boston and Cape Cod

On the night of August 5th, 2009, my friend Patil and I, Starbucks at hand, were waiting to board the train. Magic was brewing.

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Working with Catalyst Foundation in Viet Nam

I arrived in Saigon in Mid-August of 2007. I could feel the wave of humid air wash over me as our plane descended into Ho Chi Minh City International Airport. As the...

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Japan: Exploring Asakusa

If I had one day to spend in Tokyo, I probably would choose to spend it in Asakusa.  The Senso-ji Buddhist...

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Passport to Nowhere

All my worries seemed so far away. I was walking with Bernadette while holding...

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Keep a Straight Face in Ko Pee Pee

Spent three days in Koh Lanta and was looking forward to bluer, less rocky waters in the coveted island paradise of Koh Phi Phi. Unfortunately, the transit between islands took a lot longer than expected....

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Sugoi desu ne! Student Travels in Tokyo

Tokyo is a city of contradictions and contrasts; a delicate balance between ancient and modern, native and global, traditional and subversive. I've never encountered a city like it in all my travels,...

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