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May 2020

Rich Culture, Wise People (My International Travel Journal)

2020-05-22T15:09:31+00:00

Our planet has a rich culture and fascinating history. Please allow me to share my international travel journal with you on this blog. The beauty of Belgium (international travel journal – Entry 1): Flanders, in the European country, Belgium, famed for its medieval cities and motorways that can be seen from space, is one of the most urban corners of Europe. Yet, this densely populated area is seeing a mini-boom in a new type of agriculture where farmers sell direct to consumers. The movement, known as community-supported agriculture, is the antithesis of the sprawling global distribution chains of modern industrial food [...]

Rich Culture, Wise People (My International Travel Journal)2020-05-22T15:09:31+00:00

April 2020

How international travel improves your mental health

2020-04-04T13:55:35+00:00

A major study in Australia indicates that at least 30% of Australians suffer from mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. Further examination shows that the modern lifestyle in western countries is not really supporting mental health these days (think social media and smartphones). Therefore, a large number of psychologists are recommending various ways to reduce stress, and one of these effective methods is international travel. Travel can cure anxiety disorder, including hypervigilance. According to Professor Kevin Gournay (author of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Recovery after accident and disaster), physical exercise may cure hypervigilance because exercise burns off arousal. Clearly, international [...]

How international travel improves your mental health2020-04-04T13:55:35+00:00

December 2019

International Travel: Living a Life without Regret

2020-02-26T03:31:34+00:00

International Travel: Living a Life without Regret All regrets are mistakes, but not all mistakes are regrets. By that I mean only when you judge yourself for making a mistake can a mistake become a regret. Bronnie Ware (author of The Top Five Regrets of the Dying) once said, “I know a lady who wanted to travel internationally, but her husband didn’t allow her to do it. After her husband had been sent to a nursing home, she started to travel in her 80s alone. Yet a few weeks later, she was sent to a nursing home as well due to [...]

International Travel: Living a Life without Regret2020-02-26T03:31:34+00:00