Chinese Medicine in Nicaragua

February 18, 2013

Leon is Nicaragua’s showpiece to the world.  A stroll down its cobbled streets takes you back to its glory days when the Spanish empire was one of the richest, most powerful in the world.  The Spanish came, saw, and refused to leave until they had decimated the indigenous population and plundered their wealth of minerals […]

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The Travelling Massage Therapist Strikes Again

July 9, 2010

Well, it’s 1am and I’m in a bit of a state of shock. I just purchased a ticket to Thailand for travel in August. There is a bit of an explanation that I owe you and I promise that it is coming soon. But for the moment, I think I’d better get some sleep (if […]

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Massage Therapy in Nepal

May 18, 2010

Nepal was absolutely wonderful. It is hard to explain how one of the poorest countries in the world holds so much beauty. Trekking in the Himalayas was beautiful beyond compare. Also, after sampling some of the healing arts, I am now thoroughly impressed by the quality of care available there. I admit there are way […]

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Vacation in Nepal

April 14, 2010

It seems that I’ve been vacationing more than working this year. Believe me, I’m not complaining. It’s been a wonderful year and I am absolutely falling in love with this rhythm. My next vacation will take me to Nepal for 3 weeks. I start in Kathmandu, then maybe some trekking in the Himalayas, maybe some […]

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Acupuncture in a Cuban Hospital

March 15, 2010

Here is an article that I have been working on since my trip to Cuba in January. I am embarrassed it took me so long to write. This article is based on information I gathered from an interview with an acupuncturist on January 4, 2010. After receiving numerous massages (the things I do for work, […]

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How To Relieve the Discomfort of Airplane Travel

February 15, 2010

Just got back from Spain via Amsterdam and I thought I’d share a few tips on how I coped with all the hours of sitting in a cramped little seat with the tiny fork and knife set, the tiny meal, served in the tiny dishes, with the tiny drink in the tiny cup…..  I’m still […]

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