Tokyo to Osaka: 10 days in Japan

Japan is a country that has been on my bucket list well before I moved to Asia. 10 days goes by fast when you planned to hit up as many cities as I wanted to, but transportation is easy when the next town is simply a train stop away by high speed rail.  For this…

5 Ways to Joy on Demand

Meng, also known as “Jolly Good Fellow” is an ex-software engineer at Google, founder of Search Inside Yourself course at Google and a bit of jokester. He left about a year ago to “re-tire” and fulfill his life mission of world peace.  He returned to Google to give a speech on his latest book, Joy…

6D 5N – Myanmar Adventures

Day 1: Arrive in Yangon, take a cab from Yangon to the Aung Mingalar Bus Stop. Cab from airport to Bus stop: 8,000 chet Buy VIP overnight bus tickets to Bagan: 19,000 chet Day 2: Arrive in Bagan at 5:30 AM via overnight bus Hire a horse cart to take you to the temples to see…

Mt. Popa and Tea Leaf Salad – Myanmar

A one hour drive and half day tour trip to Mount Popa is a highly recommended side trip if you’re in Bagan.  Mount Popa is a sheer sided volcanic plateau and at its summit is a Buddhist monastery. The first view of Mount Popa is quiet incredible – it  literally rises above the forrest and the…