Category: Asia

A Mystical Milk March in Malaysia

As I climbed a series of perilously steep steps, sunlight bounced off the 43-meter-tall golden statue of Hindu god Lord Murugan next to me. The heart-pumping climb, broiling afternoon sun and my short sleep following the previous night’s flight from Shanghai left me a little dazed and wondering […]

Turkish Delight in Istanbul

Saturday – October 15, 2011 – After a full day and a half of sailing, this morning we arrived in one of the world’s greatest cities: Istanbul. We woke up early to watch our arrival in the only city in the world to straddle two continents (Europe and […]

La-gawn krab, Thailand

Tuesday – February 22, 2011 – I was a little bit sad today that my time in Thailand had come to an end. This is such an amazingly beautiful country with such hospitable and friendly people. I woke up at 3:15 a.m. and left immediately for checkout. I […]

Back to Bangkok

Monday – February 21, 2011 – Today was my last full day in Thailand and I wanted to make the most of it. This morning, I woke up around 10 a.m. at my resort in Pattaya. After walking my beach on the Gulf of Thailand, I came back […]