Walking the Kumano Kodo: 玉置神社 Tamaki Shinto Shrine – With Haiku and Photos

Haiku and photographs accompany Sydney Solis's journey to Tamaki Shrine in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan while on pilgrimage walking the Kumano Kodo.

Ethical Travel and the Dark Side of Tourism: Avoid Elephant Rides and Chang Puak Camp in Chiang Rai, Thailand

My husband and I recently left Japan and took a one-month trip through Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand before ending up in Singapore before returning to Osaka, then back to the USA. I have so much to digest of our trip! And the amazing effects of my three-year journey to Japan. Visiting this entire region has … Continue reading Ethical Travel and the Dark Side of Tourism: Avoid Elephant Rides and Chang Puak Camp in Chiang Rai, Thailand