27 Jan 2018

Authentic Great Wall experience

Hiking the Great Wall of China is an activity that probably figures on most people’s bucket list. One of the “new” seven wonders of the world, the Great Wall is one of the most extraordinary human constructions to be seen. That said, it stretches for an astonishing 21,196 kilometers, so

09 Jan 2018

Getting a Sak Yant tattoo with a metal rod in Bangkok

Well, technically, what I got isn’t quite a Sak Yant. Sak Yant translates into “blessed jab tattoo”, and mine wasn’t blessed. Allow me to explain. Sak Yants are sacred tattoos based on the Hindu-Buddhist concept of yantra. They are mystical designs, believed to come with magical powers that provide their