Original Date: February 07, 2015 Food: one of the MAIN reasons I travel. Wherever I end up going, I just HAVE to try everything in sight (especially when it’s this cheap). More importantly though, I want to learn to cook something authentic from the places I’ve been to and add it to my repertoire. This was, Read More

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In this series I post pictures (sometimes random, sometimes with a theme) to give you a little view into some of the things I see along the way. It may not necessarily be worth doing a whole write up about each photo, but I feel it is interesting to share nonetheless. Three Line Slipper Blues Exhibition @ Three Kings Monument, Read More

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Don’t Just Look At It! To simply walk by and ignore the street food in Bangkok on the way to a restaurant would be to cheat yourself of some of the most authentic and satisfying dishes the City of Angels has to offer. The food is made daily with fresh ingredients, right before your eyes, typically, Read More

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Go For The History, Architecture & Art From ancient lore, to a once populated by officials operation point, The Grand Palace was well worth the half-day visit. From 1782 to 1925 the Grand Palace served as the residence for the Kings of Thailand (Siam at the time). This immense complex of temples and buildings spans over 218,000, Read More

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“Be Careful” They All Said Upon hearing about my plans to travel, friends and family all had the same response: Be Careful. I get it. They care. Be safe. Come back alive. etc. etc., but the general idea I got from these responses was “don’t wander off into the wrong place”. Well what am, Read More

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Where Was I? In the previous post I mentioned how the Tuk Tuk driver took me around town only to return me at 3:30 right as the Grand Palace closed. Well this is what happened on that trip. Since I was expertly deceived by the Tuk Tuk drivers I decided to make the most of, Read More

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And so it begins… Whenever I visit a new city I make it a point to get lost in it. Just walk around until I don’t know where I am anymore. Mind you, I keep my wits about me; if I notice there’s less and less people in the direction I’m heading, I take, Read More


Does this mean I have to wait longer to have grandchildren? With her best pouty face and an inflection in her voice that didn’t even try to mask her despondency, my loving mother posed this question to me when I informed her about my plans to travel the world. I had planned to buy, Read More

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In no particular order and with no particular time frame: Holi – India Burning Man – Nevada Jazz & Heritage Festival – New Orleans Mardi Gras – New Orleans La Tomatina – Brunol –  Spain San Fermin Festival – Pamplona, Spain Sakura Festival – Japan Festival of the Sun – Peru Machu Picchu – Peru The, Read More