The Vietnamese/Asian Squat, A Tribute

Homes on a Vietnamese river

Fitness experts all over the world rave about the benefits of squats. From strengthening your knees to improving your digestion, squats are one of the most revered exercises around. After some recent travel to Vietnam, I came home in awe, not just of Vietnam—one of the best places to visit in Asia in my book—but […]

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Eklutna Cemetery Spirit Houses in Eklutna, Alaska

Today’s hero image features Alaska’s Eklutna Cemetery with its colorful and eerie burial spirit houses. About 25 miles northeast of Anchorage, the village of Eklutna was settled more than 800 years ago and is the oldest inhabited area in the region. Its main attraction is the Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church graveyard, which displays an interesting […]

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Out & About Exploring Weird Places

Naturally, I’ll be introducing posts about my own personal travel experiences in the coming days and weeks—where I’ve been, people I’ve met, how I saved funds, how I wasted funds, reliable travel resources… etcetera, etcetera… For today, though, my focus is on what the hell we do with ourselves in the meantime. How about exploring […]

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