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Service Travel

Written by Payton Lee in Asia, Culture

Guest post by Kyle Bristow Kyle is an advocate for SERVE THE CHILDREN, a missionary organization that serves schools in Liberia and Central India. He travels all over the world, but holds a special place in his heart for trips that fulfill a bigger purpose. To find out more or to donate go to www.servethechildren.com. I HAVE the honor of kicking off a four-part series on an organization that’s near and dear to my heart called Serve the Children.  Serve the Children is an organization that, among other things, helps support three schools in Liberia and a children’s home in central India.  I had the privilege of living at the children’s home for four months …

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Sitting on Cushions in Seoul

Written by Payton Lee in Asia

  Guest Post by Kyle B. Kyle is a United Airlines Customer Service Specialist. He is married with 2 kids. Kyle and his wife still manage to make travel and adventure a priority of life. Visiting over 34 countries to date, his goal is to see as much of the world as he can, learning more and more as he goes.   A ten hour layover in Seoul became one of my fondest memories in South Korea.  My wife and I went into the city to snap pictures of Gyeongbokgung Palace.  Afterwards, our stomachs lead us in search of substance. However, despite being near a popular tourist spot, our surroundings consisted of what looked like …

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Embrace the music of the world

Written by Hank Martin in Asia

If you are looking for a real sensory trip take a caravan, by Camel, several miles outside of Dunhuang. As you wind across the vast stretches of golden sand listen for the sound of the world talking to you.

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The Code of The Samurai: Civics, Bushido, and Death

Written by Hank Martin in Asia

Japan wasn’t always an imperial country. At one point they seamlessly blended warfare and government, and not in the military industrial complex way of today. There was a time when the warrior class ruled Japan, living by a code of honor so valiant and deep that its origin is untraceable.