Category Archives for "Asia"

Can You Speak Indonesian

Orangutan

I’m sure that your immediate response was in the negative — unless of course, you’re Indonesian or have been living there a long time as I have. But you probably don’t realize that you already know at least one Indonesian word. What do you call the mother primate that’s pictured above? You probably knew that the mother […]

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Scuba Diving in Indonesia

Traveling-Forever

If you live in the United States and you’re a scuba diver, the closest places for you to enjoy the underwater world are in the Caribbean. I’ve been diving in the Caribbean and loved it. In fact, I earned my PADI certification in the Caribbean waters just off the coast of Cozumel, Mexico. Yes, diving in […]

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Java Is My Home

Traveling-Forever

Travel can be so transformative. It can – rejuvenate you from your 9-5 job or your online work expose you to behaviors and thoughts different from what you know at home stimulate you to imagine how you can make your life better check help your spirit rise above your usual routine check even help you […]

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Freedom to Travel

Traveling-Forever

Do you wish you had more freedom to travel? Do you wish you didn’t have to be a slave to your 9–to–5 job? Many people say they want to be free. They say that they wish they could live on the beach drinking margaritas. Is that really what they want? I used to say that I would do […]

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What’s Under Those Headscarves?

Traveling-Forever

I’m an American female living in Indonesia, which has a majority Muslim population. You may already know that the government of Indonesia is not religious. It’s secular and recognizes many different religions. In fact, we get holidays for many different religious – Islam, Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, and probably more that are just slipping my mind […]

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Vietnamese Salt – the Best?

Traveling-Forever

When one of your traveling friends talks about Vietnam, do you expect him or her to talk about salt? Probably not.Instead, your friend will most likely tell you about the gorgeous rice fields. Vietnam’s rice fields are a huge attraction for tourists, especially tourists who think of themselves as budding photographers.You might be surprised to […]

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