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Before It Fades Away

Tarragona, Spain Just before dusk, we sauntered into a dimly lit room filled with a lingering smell of incense. It was ethereal. The air was smooth, and filled every cavity in my head. After several deep breaths, I was clean for the experience. The shamans stood in a cocoon of golden light from a distance. Positive…

Project Soweto Slum

Dear all, In the post below, I will be sharing more about the children’s centre and also an updated list of what you can contribute. Do note that these items will be brought over in my personal backpack, so I’m able to take about 25 kg worth of items. Why not more? Because I honestly do…

Кaliningrad and Lietuva: The King’s Mount by the Sun, Forests and Blood

Hey guys Douglas here and I hope you enjoyed my first article on Poland, Rzeczpospolita Polska: God, Honour, Fatherland. I can’t wait to share with you guys my thoughts on two beautiful places, the Russian Kaliningrad Oblast and Lithuania. I hope you guys would enjoy this article as much as you enjoyed my previous one! 🙂…

Baltics Adventure II: Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia Highlights

Rural sauna, and ‘whisking’, also known as ‘a gentle beating’ by your companions with traditional birch twigs are integral parts of the authentic Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian smoke sauna tradition. Same same but different. But they all serve the same purpose – it is believed to help with  stress relief and weight loss. It is actually a super relaxing…

Its more fun in the Philippines – Cebu

I just got back from a crazy, adventure-filled weekend in the Philippines. 2nd time I’m in the Philippines this year – shows how much I love this country. 3 days 2 nights in Cebu was a little rush but it was good enough to experience two exciting activities – Canyoneering in Kawasan Falls & Swimming with Whale Sharks. There…