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Traveling Asia has been my strongest desire since I was little. Eventually, I made it to travel solo to many country in Asia, backpacking China, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Those travels changed completely the way I see myself, the country I grew up in, and life itself. A long trip to any Asian country is a chance to reconsider the concepts of culture and civilization and to question your whole set of values. Read on some of my blog posts to get inspiration and tips on where and how to travel in Asia.
Visit Tibet: road trip to the Everest Base Camp

Visit Tibet: road trip to the Everest Base Camp

Tibet, Shigatse: After a silent and sleepy breakfast in the hotel, we set off for the second day of the road trip to the Everest Base Camp. Six people on the road, surrounded by a rough landscape. We barely met another car on the way. The road to the camp is unmade...

Visit Tibet with a road trip from Lhasa to Shigatse

Visit Tibet with a road trip from Lhasa to Shigatse

After visiting Lhasa, a few people from the group left, and a family of three, the driver, the guide and I started the trip to Everest Base Camp in a van. The trip consisted in two long drives, the first one going from Lhasa to Shigatse were we spent the first night....

Tibet tour: 4 days in Lhasa

Tibet tour: 4 days in Lhasa

A couple of years before my trip to Tibet, a friend proposed that we spend Chinese national holidays in Lhasa. We were both working in China and very busy, and we didn't have much time to travel. I dismissed her idea. I thought that such a short trip to Tibet wouldn't...

Dreaming Tibet

Dreaming Tibet

Do you happen to have a book that inspired you to travel to a specific destination? I had such thing. After we I had lost my father in 1987 and throughout elementary and middle school I became very introverted and a sort of white sheep of every situation: I was the...

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