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Every week I post a new portrait of a person that’s radiating with a touch of magic. This one in particular has a lot of ‘special’ attached to it because of its historical significance. To see more Portraits Around the World, click here. When I walked through the entrance of Todaiji Temple the firs thing I saw was a …

This past July I went to Japan for the first time, as you may have noticed from Instagram or Snapchat (Add me! @neyshaba) with one of my best childhood friends. We went to Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe, hoping to pack as much into a one week trip as possible, and really get a feel for …

Every week I post a new portrait of a person that’s radiating with a touch of magic. Sometimes these pictures capture a look that’s a little haunting, other times they take a peek into the every day life of people from different parts of the world. This one right here is, by far, my favorite. …

It might surprise you to know that my first real solo travel experience didn’t happen until last month. I’ve always considered myself to be far too extroverted to see the world alone. As it turns out, traveling solo doesn’t actually mean that you’re alone. I’ve been to Europe where I hopped on a plane to …

What’s in a city – the aromas, the people, the pace. I like to get a little lost whenever I travel, and I found Kyoto, Japan to be the perfect place to wander aimlessly. Mainly because it’s safe, but also because the best parts of Kyoto are the places your Hostel doesn’t tell you about. …

Lately, Travelsuras has been all about Buddha. Discovering the traditions of Buddhism in Korea has been one of the things I’ve loved most about living in South Korea this past year. It’s interesting to see how religion has such a powerful effect on society and a countries overall culture. It’s important to note that Korean Buddhism is …

After the coldest winter of my life (cue laughter from all the non-Caribbeans in the room), I was so prepared for spring. However, I didn’t expect it to slip through my fingers so quickly. It felt like the flowers bloomed and blossomed one day, and the next they were spray painted a summery green. One of the top items …