Category Around the World

The quaint city of Vientiane

buddha statues in vientiane laos

Although not as popular with backpackers as compared to Thailand and Cambodia, I went to Vientiane, the capital of Laos, to spend two days to so I could have my passport stamped because my maximum stay in Thailand was about…

Remembering Notre Dame Cathedral

notre dame cathedral and seine river in paris france

My fondest memory of Paris was not a romantic rendezvous at Eiffel Tower but a spriritual rediscovery at the famous Notre Dame Cathedral. Braving through the cold winter afternoon, I had to test my patience waiting in a long queue…