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The Trip

  • Golden sign in Chinese characters at Wuhou Temple | Chengdu, China

    Travel Flashback: Wuhou Temple, China

    Visiting Chengdu, China was a highlight from my Round the World trip. (This is The Trip) Yes, I am somewhat panda-obsessed and yes, Chengdu is the home of the Chengdu Research Base…

  • Hundreds of buddhas at Wat Pho, Bangkok, Thailand

    The Temples of Thailand

    Not too dissimilar to my love affair with the Temples of Bali, I developed a love affair with the exotic beauty of Thai temples. The intricacy of the tiling and color coordination,…

  • Firiplaka Beach - Milos, Greece

    A Tour of Milos Island

    Though there are hundreds of Greek Islands, most people know of only a handful and have only visited a few of these. Islands such as Santorini, Mykonos, Crete, and Ios have become…

  • Plaza Dorrego, San Telmo

    Taking It Slow in Buenos Aires

    Buenos Aires is the kind of city that makes you want to sit down at a small, dark cafe and take hours to drink a tiny cup of cafe-con-leche. I’ve been in…

  • Sabronomico in Valparaiso

    A Walk Around Valparaiso

    Draped over steep hills and cliffs facing the Pacific Ocean, Valparaiso is a city of uniqueness. Not only in geography but also in style.  Walls are dressed up in local artwork, and…

  • Northern view from The Peak | Hong Kong
    China, Hong Kong

    Highlights of Hong Kong

    With several weeks to spend in Hong Kong, the possibilities are endless. Not only is Hong Kong an archipelago of islands of all different personalities, but the city centers are brimming with…

  • Fish market at nighttime in Hong Kong
    China, Hong Kong

    Exploring Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

    Hong Kong is a true international city. It is on the forefront of technology and business yet is also true to its traditional Chinese heritage. There are large groups of expats, Hong…

  • Kangaroo Island Sunset

    Kangaroo Island – Visiting Seal Bay

    Kangaroo Island sits off the coast of South Australia, only a short ferry ride from the busy streets of Adelaide. However, on the island, a different lifestyle exists. The rugged terrain is…

  • Bedugul Temple Bali

    The Temples of Bali

    One of the things that struck me the most about Bali was the exotic and unique architecture of the Hindu temples that exist all over the island. Even in the middle of…

  • Mykonos Town at Sunset
    General Travel

    3 Epic Journeys Across the Globe

    One inherent, yet completely unglamorous part of long term travel is the multi-day, multi-continent epic journey. Typically, they involve several forms of transportation, jetlag, bad food, lack of comfortable seating/beds, and can…