http://somethingordinary.com/ This is a site with stories about and written by Josh, somebody LAB 'interviewed' a year ago (see article here) just before his year-long journey around the world. Get ready to be inspired! See below for some highlights: How to take one year off with minimal interruption to your life and my story! Ask … Continue reading Martial Art and Travel – Do something ordinary!
Skiing at ChangBaiShan (CBS) International Resort (万达长白山国际度假区) Skiing is quickly becoming a sport of mass popularity in China, much like golf in the 1990s. Finally, in 2012, China opened its biggest and best yet ski resort at the foot of Mount Chang Bai with its 43 slopes – one that can be argued to rival … Continue reading Skiing at ChangBaiShan (CBS) International Resort (万达长白山国际度假区)
A friend of mine is cycling around Japan as I type! A buy-side veteran who is taking some time off to recharge and explore. Check out his blog here: http://japanbybicycle.blogspot.jp Teaser: "For some time I had wanted to know Japan better. For all its economic challenges, it's still the world's third largest economy. For all its … Continue reading Japan by Bicycle
http://runawayjuno.com/2011/06/21/its-time-to-spill-the-bucket/ Amazing story of how a Korean girl became a full-time traveler. "Since I took a first step into the world of ‘backpacking’, I knew this is going to be a big part of my life. And, I was right. If you are meant to be with something, there’s a sign you can’t describe it … Continue reading Runaway Juno
http://travelpod.com/members/jingjingjanet Click external link to check out this friend's 6-month journey through South and Middle Americas! Excerpt: "After a hectic week doing the last round of preparations, organising the fund raising, catching up with friends and family, hosting my farewell drink, and cramming some last minute spanish lessons, the time has finally come. Although I'm … Continue reading South America
http://transeuropa2011.wordpress.com/ (Thanks Neo for the referral!) Here is an interesting example of, quoting the blog, "a corporate ladder kind-of-guy looking for more out of life than, well, just climbing a corporate ladder." See below for some background of the person and click link to see the full sotry! "This blog will chronicle the expeditions of … Continue reading TransEurope cycling
http://www.liuopus.com/taiwan01.html One of the best countries to cycle in the world! Safe, scenic, convenient and friendly! The external link takes you to a good blog on cycling in Taiwan with lots of photos. See below for my own itinerary: Mar 20: 820am: checking in for the 9am flight from HK to Kaohsiung, was almost denied entry … Continue reading Tour de Taiwan