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80 Days Montage!

A dream comes true. I’ve been wanting to see the world since I was young. The idea of the unknown, the different, and the unexplored has always been an interest of mine. Travelling the world in 80 days with Cathay Pacific Airways was my opportunity to do just that; to …

Brad Kremer

Hayaku: A Time Lapse Journey Through Japan

by Brad Kremer **To all those affected by the earthquake and tsunami. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We wish for the safety of you all.** Japan is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. This is my Japan. This is one of the many reasons why I love Japan. I shot […]

Rick Macomber

Seasons Greetings Singapore Postcard

by Rick Macomber This was my second trip to Singapore. I have made some great friends in this beautiful modern city. I fell in love with the culture and the diverse people who live together on this densely populated island just north of the equator, where the weather is hot and so is the food. […]

Rick Macomber

Thian Hock Keng, Temple of Heavenly Happiness, Singapore

by Rick Macomber Thian Hock Keng, the “Temple of Heavenly Happiness” is the oldest Hokkien Chinese temple in Singapore. It was built from 1839-42 and dedicated to Ma Zu, the Chinese goddess of the sea. Sailors would seek her advice before embarking on voyages because of the widely held belief that she could predict the […]

Xavier Gil

Garraf Buddhist Temple, Garraf, Sitges, Spain

The Palau Novella, in the heart of the Garraf Nature Park, is home to Catalonia’s first Buddhist monastery. The complex, located right within the nature park, has been populated by a Buddhist community since 1996, and is open to the public. A palace of tranquillity. The Community offers courses in meditation and an introduction to […]

Saudi Arabia Discover

Saudi Arabia, concerned with its traditional values and its unique parameters, is striving to achieve balanced and sustainable development of tourism, which is economically diverse, socially enriching, and creating employment opportunities for its citizens, while preserving its environmental and cultural authenticity. Video brought to you by Travelindex Network and Travel & Tourism Foundation. Travelindex.com is […]

Republic of Benin – Python Temple

Leading economic expert Jim Rogers traveled to 150 countries over 150,000 miles in three years – follow his adventures here on FentonReport. In this video Jim and Paige visit the Python Temple in Benin. Copyright Jim Rogers – provided as a special contribution to The Fenton Report. http://www.fentonreport.com

Phyang Festival (Leh and Ladakh, India)

The festival which features ritual Ladakhi dances in which monks dance for hours with little music. geobeats

Prambanan Temples – (Yogyakarta, Indonesia)

Take a tour of Prambanan Temples in Yogyakarta, Indonesia — part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. The large, carved stone towers of the Prambanan Temples look like miniature mountains dotting the landscape. These old Hindu holy places can be found in the countryside outside of Yogykarta city in Indonesia. The […]

Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna – Al-Hums, Libya

Take a tour of Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna in Al-Hums, Libya — part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. Buried under the desert sands of what is now Libya, the city of Leptis Magna lay forgotten for hundreds of long years. Thanks to recent painstaking archaeological work, this beautiful place […]

Hakata Ward, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

Hakata Ward, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan Sentomyo / Hakata http://www.con-quest.tv/004/05.php ?????? web magazine “con-Quest” ??? ???

HoleintheDonut

Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

In 1999, residents of Kanchanaburi province west of Bangkok, found a tiger cub that had been abandoned by its mother. Speculating that poachers had killed the mother, they brought the cub to the monks at Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua, a Buddhist temple that had been opened five years earlier as a forest temple and […]

HoleintheDonut

Erawan Shrine, Bangkok, Thailand

As Hindu holy places go, the Erawan Shrine is no more spectacular than hosts of others around Asia, but the back story is fascinating. The shrine, which has as its centerpiece a statue of Phra Phrom, the Thai representation of the Hindu creation god Brahma, was built in 1956 during construction of the government-owned Erawan […]

HoleintheDonut

Lama Puja, Shree Gaden Dhargay Ling Monastery in Pokhara, Nepal

Nepal is home to around 15,000 Tibetan refugees, many of which live in four refugee settlements around Pokhara. In one of these, the Tashiling Tibetan Refugee Settlement, I attended a lama puja at the Shree Gaden Dhargay Ling (Dragyling) Monastery. A Buddhist puja is an expression of honour, worship and devotional attention that includes the […]

HoleintheDonut

Poh Hock Seah Temple: Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

In the historic center of Georgetown, I wandered into Poh Hock Seah Taoist Temple and found a celebration underway, a joint commemoration of the temple’s 120 Year Anniversary and completion of its restoration. Taoist temples are distinguishable because of the predominant use of the color red, as opposed to gold in Buddhist temples. Read more […]