Close to the Sun 云上太阳 (2012) (Watch Online): 苗族电影 | Hmong/Miao Movie The film tells a story of a French woman questing for her own Shangri La to spend the rest of her life after she discovered she was dying of an incurable disease. She ended up to a remote village in Guizhou and soon fell in love with the life of the local Miaos. All the shooting of the film was completed in Guizhou province. With the combination of natural scenery, ethic and cultural heritages in Guizhou, the film earned itself fame on the international stage and walked home with three awards at the Sedona Film Festival,including Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography.
The Soong Sisters (1997)
Shaolin Kid or Popey / http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111765/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLOpGzrLxek
Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
Farewell My Concubine (1993)
A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
Green Snake (1993)
Love on a Diet (2001): A funny movie
The God of Cookery (1996)
The Banquet (2006)
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
Journey to the West 西游记 (1996 TV series, 30 Episodes) 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Eat, Pray, Love
Under the Tuscan Sun
A Walk in the Clouds
Into the Wild
Life of Pi
Grand Budapest Hotel
Transiberian TRAIN (Owen wilson)
Midnight in Paris
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
The Darjeeling Limited
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Lost in Translation
City of God
Infernal Affairs (2002)
Stories We Tell (2012 Documentary) – is this the right one?
Samsara (2011 Documentary)
Manufactured Landscapes (2006)
Born Into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids (2004 Documentary)
Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011 Documentary)
Life in a Day (2011 Documentary)
Food, Inc. (2008 Documentary)
Banksy Does New York (2014 Documentary)
Baraka (1992 Documentary) – TO WATCH
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010 Documentary)
Food Matters (2008 Documentary)
Capitalism: A Love Story (2009 Documentary)
Samsara (2011 Documentary)
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye (2003)
Finding Vivian Maier (2013)
Tim’s Vermeer (2013)
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary)
Books for Saving Money and Personal Development
“Reading is to the mind what the exercise is to the body and prayer is to the soul. We become the books we read.”
“Your level of success, will rarely exceed your level of personal development, because success is something you attract by the person you become”
If you are going to be a long-term traveller, this excellent guide full of resources will help you to achieve your dreams of an extended overseas trip. Rolf covers all the aspects of travelling with insightful recommendations that will help you to grow as a traveler and get the most out of your trip. The best travel book we have read and changed the way we approach travel. Wish we would have read this before we started our trip.
If you want to travel the world and not spend a fortune, this book will give you a list of places where your money goes the furthest. It breaks down how much you’ll spend on an average day depending on what type of traveller you are – budget, midrange, or luxury. A good book for creating an itinerary for a lower costing trip.
Learn the tips and tricks of traveling on an average of $50 a day. This is an insiders guide on how to avoid paying more when you can spend less and travel for longer. Bursting with resources, Matt will give you all the knowledge you need to travel for less. One key tip is spending shorter periods in expensive countries and longer periods in cheaper ones.
A book that builds on Malcolm Gladwell’s bestseller The Tipping Point. It explains what makes ideas stick or rather become unforgettable. If you want to improve your ability to effectively communicate then this is an excellent guide.
This book is full of profound advice derived from a thousand interviews of Americans over the age of sixty-five. Many of these lessons we have incorporated into our lives and the way we live. The chapter on regret had the biggest influence, people regret the things they don’t do and not the things they have done. The biggest regret most people have at the end of their is not travelling enough.
A book that is very insightful into why it can seem so hard to come to a final decision when presented with so many options. It covers the phycology into how and why we make decisions and why in our modern society having more options is not always better. It is a good read for learning how to make more satisfying decisions.
Humans are unique in our ability to imagine the future and how much we’ll like it when we get there. But our foresight is often determined by our current situation and we misestimate our future satisfaction. This book takes you an a wonderful and very insightful journey of how the mind works and why it often steers us in the wrong direction in our search for happiness. On the journey you will be taken on fun journey learn about the things that tend to lead to happier lives.
Learn how habits are formed, why what we do everyday is based mainly on our habits. Charles provides a guide to how we can change our habits, both good and bad. Along this journey you will learn there are elements that contribute to us forming habits and if we are prepared, we can break even the most engrained and bad habits we have.
Clayton poses these questions in the book: How can I be sure that I’ll find satisfaction in my career? How can I be sure that my personal relationships become enduring sources of happiness? How can I avoid compromising my integrity—and stay out of jail? Offering a series of guidelines for finding meaning in your life, he uses examples from his own life and insights he has learned from businesses to provide many insights to these questions.
Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!
Robert grew up with two dads, his real dad and his best friends dad, who taught him two very different lessons in creating wealth. His real (poor) dad taught him to seek a high income job while his best friends (rich) dad taught him the importance of having money make money for you. A must read if you want to improve your personal finances and learn about passive income.
Anne gives an insightful look at emotions in the modern workplace. You will learn how and why men and women deal with emotions differently and what this means in the new workplace. On her website you can take an emotion survey and learn what type of emotional person you are and what this means. Each emotion type deals with emotional challenges differently. She also gives you a toolkit for how to handle emotionally challenging situations and helps you understand the six emotional flashpoints. A good read for getting a better understanding of how emotions effect you in and out of the workplace.
Eric began as humanitarian, traveling to refugee camps to help the sick and the poor. He recounts his time in these camps and the lessons he learned, how these taught him that when an Army invades the weak need protection, so he joined the Navy Seals. Recounting his Seal training he describes how overcoming fear was the most important part of training and why giving into fear is why so many fail to complete training. Through the stories he tells of his deployments to the trouble spots around the globe a paradox emerges. The lesson he learns is that sometimes you have to be strong to do good, but you also have to do good to be strong.
10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story
After having a panic attack on national television Dan knew he need to make changes in his life. He embarked on a journey that led him to discover that meditation was the key to quieting the voice in his head. While recounting his journey, you go along for a ride from the fringes of Americas spiritual scene to the outer reaches of neuroscience and to the inner sanctum of the network news scene and end up with practical advice that you can use to make yourself 10% happier.
This is a book that you must read to understand the complexities of your digestive system, gain tips and techniques on being proactive on taking preventative measures to protect your body, and if all else fails, how to deal with diarrhea, dehydration, parasites, and other gastrointestinal unpleasantries while traveling the world. Many humorous stories shared by the authors and friends prove that caution must be taken when dealing with issues such as sanitizing unhealthy water, safely consuming exotic foods, avoiding dehydration, keeping good hygiene on the road, and immunization. Tips are also provided for the young and elderly travelers as well.
Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections
Pilot Patrick Smith shares in-depth knowledge about air travel from airport architecutre, to the inner-workings of an aircraft design and functionality while in the air, to inflight service, to explaining common misconceptions about issues with flying (turbulence, terrorist attacks, to the excitement of travelling abroad. It’s a thoughtful, funny and quite the ideal book for curious travelers, frequent flyers, nervous passengers, and global travelers alike.
Hal has managed to turn his life from upside down to right side up after encountering two major setbacks in life. He has come up with a method to help tens of thousands of people around the world to wake up with more energy, motivation, and focus to no longer live a mediocre life, but instead live a fulfilled life. There are just several new habits to adopt easily using his Life S.A.V.E.R.S. program into your morning routine right after you wake up to aid your transformation. There is also a very supportive community on Facebook via MyTMMCommunity.com
Ferriss shares his step-by-step guide on how he designed his location-independent lifestyle by living more and working less. The 4-Hour Workweek is the bluepriint on how to escape the rat race and experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management and to enjoy living. This has been a book attributed to many digital nomads taking the leap to travel the world and try new methods to earn an income.