Here’s a friendly PSA for those of you planning a South American adventure: don’t forget to check the vaccination requirements before you jet off! You don’t want to end up like me – stuck in… Read More »UPDATED: No yellow fever vaccine and can’t board your flight from São Paulo?
Indoor summer vacations? Hiking in the winter? The end of your favorite beach? Trip cancelation insurance costing as much as the trip? Climate change is here. We just had the hottest day the planet has… Read More »How will climate change affect vacations?
This Guide attended a seven-day intensive, silent meditation retreat led by Zarko Andricevic, in the tradition of Chan master Sheng Yen, at Dharma Drum Mountain in Taiwan. The retreat was bilingual (conducted in Mandarin and… Read More »Attending an intensive, silent meditation retreat at Dharma Drum Mountain, Taiwan
Songshan Airport is the tiny Taipei airport. But conveniently close to downtown Taipei, and with several international connections around Asia, it might be your best option for hopping from Taipei to a nearby destination. Make… Read More »How is the food at Taipei Songshan Airport?
If you’re visiting Japan, you’re probably going to visit a lot of temples, and not only might you be surprised to learn there are different sects of Buddhism, but even within Zen, there are distinct… Read More »What’s the difference between Soto Zen and Rinzai Zen?
While your Guide was in Toronto, Canada last year, I stopped by the Gladstone Hotel. Always one of my favorite places to attend events back at the start of the century. But this review of… Read More »Is the Gladstone an affordable Toronto hotel for digital nomads?
In 2019, your Guide visited India to facilitate some mental health workshops and I took that opportunity to visit Bodhgaya for a 10-day Vipassana meditation retreat at the International Vipassana Centre. Are you eager to… Read More »What happens at a Vipassana meditation retreat in Bodhgaya, India?
AI-powered apps can now automate a growing range of tasks, like scheduling appointments, managing social media accounts, and copywriting. << They wrote that sentence for me. They also made the illustrations for this post. They… Read More »AI is Coming for the Easy Digital Nomad Jobs