Category Archives: Travel

Destination: Sri Lanka

When there’s so much going on in the world – from the unexpected election of newcomer Gen. Michel Aoun to the Lebanese presidency to the slow transformation of America’s ‘great democracy’ into something like an oligarchy, like those it has schizophrenically both … Continue reading

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Going Further East: Cambodia and Vietnam

It was my first time in Asia ever since my Japan days over 15 years ago. Of course every country in Asia is different and Japan’s uniqueness within Asia goes without saying. However, there is something that is present throughout … Continue reading

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The lure of Athens

Note: This is the first of two posts recounting Eye on the East’s recent visit to Athens. Already two trips to Greece and I still haven’t been to its idyllic beaches and islands. Don’t be mistaken, I get along very … Continue reading

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