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The Assyrians Of Armenia

By |2019-06-14T19:08:03-05:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Asia, Off The Beaten Path|

Assyrians in Armenia.  I have visited Armenia every year since 2003. I have seen a lot of changes, and many for the better. Money has poured in. Infrastructure has improved greatly, whether it is roads, hotels, restaurants, and tour providers. With the improved infrastructure and positive media, I have seen tremendous growth in tourism. The vast [...]

Bhutan Group Trip

By |2019-05-28T08:10:43-05:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|

Bhutan Group Trip GlobalGaz and Counting Countries is excited to announce our first group trip to the mystical Kingdom of Bhutan.  I have been fortunate to have visited Bhutan three times since 2005, and it has become one of my favorite countries. Disclosures below, please review. Raven Tours And Treks I have partnered with Raven Tours [...]

Temples of Bagan Photo Experience

By |2019-05-25T08:09:39-05:00March 23rd, 2019|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|

Bagan Photo Experience.  I have expressed my love for Temples of Bagan previously. I am a strong believer that these temples should be categorized in the top tier of must-see landmarks in the world. I have visited these temples four times beginning in 2005. And I want to go back again. Soon. Bagan was the [...]

Wat Pan Tao Ceremony

By |2019-05-25T08:13:52-05:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|Tags: , , , , , |

Wat Pan Tao Ceremony. The northern Thai city of Chiang Mai is the home of hundreds of Buddhist temples. A visitor can spend several days cycling and visiting these diverse temples in this ancient walled city.  There is so much to see and do in northern Thailand, check out these Chiang Mai tours.  One temple [...]

Visiting The Remote, Eastern Part Of Bhutan

By |2019-05-25T12:51:26-05:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|

Visiting East Bhutan.  In the world of tourism, Bhutan is often an afterthought.  Miniscule Bhutan located at the end of the Eastern Himalaya is squeezed between twin population bombs of China and India.  Only 700,000 people call Bhutan home.  Approximately 250,000 tourists made a visit to Bhutan in 2017, with 180,000 visiting from the region (mostly [...]

A Year In Review 2018

By |2019-05-25T12:57:23-05:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Africa, Asia, Oceania, Unique Experiences|

A Year In Review 2018. It was a busy travel year in 2018 with some incredible experiences. After spending New Year’s Eve in NYC, I began my country collecting in Fiji (after my flight was delayed for three days due to a Boston snow storm). Fiji was my 116th country. And in November, I visited my [...]

Faces Of Bhutan, Part II

By |2019-05-28T04:34:03-05:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Asia, Photos, Unique Experiences|

Faces Of Bhutan, Part II.  I was a guest of Raven Tours and Treks.  All opinions are expressed are my own, and I would recommend you travel with Raven Tours and Treks.  I highlighted some of the great people I met during my trip in 2017 in Bhutan.  I was back to visit the Kingdom of [...]

Trongsa Dzong, My Favorite Dzong In Bhutan

By |2019-05-28T04:34:27-05:00October 21st, 2018|Categories: Asia, Must-See|

Trongsa Dzong Bhutan.  I was a guest of Raven Tours and Treks.  All opinions are expressed are my own, and I would recommend that you travel with Raven Tours and Treks if you plan to visit Bhutan. Calling all Disney location scouts.  I have found the setting for your next fairy-tale, animation film, Trongsa Dzong.  Right [...]

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