Although Angela and I had thoroughly enjoyed winding our way through the Argentinian side streets and markets, Buenos Aires still feels like a giant city. And we were in need of quiet sidewalk cafés and a decided absence of car …
As usual, Mike picked the perfect hotel for us to explore the city on foot. We stayed at the delightful Hotel Eurobuilding and used that as our home base for a 10-miles-a-day walking tour of Buenos Aires.
“I’m having a going-away party tomorrow,” said the Australian woman we’d just met. “You should come.” Her goodbye was our hello to an international collection of expat friends who now called Darwin home.
With over 17,000 islands to explore in Indonesia, any visit to the country is both enticing and daunting. For nearly a month, Angela and I attempted to experience the diversity of Indonesia. And we barely scratched the surface.
Food is love. And, boy, do we love each other! We celebrated Valentine's Day in Bali with a food tour of Seminyak's trendiest restaurants. It was a disaster.
Even among the extremely well-traveled people of the world, the Temburong District of Brunei is considered remote. A backwater region full of leopards, mammoth crocodiles, and orangutan families who have never seen humans. Plus, snakes. Lots and lots of snakes.
Cooking classes are one of my favorite adventures when we travel. Food is such an important part of every culture, and there's no better way to understand traditional dishes than to make them with your own hands.
I will eat just about anything. Grilled pig intestines, haggis bon bons, and crispy duck heads have all graced my plate on this around-the-world adventure, along with all manner of stinky cheeses, blood sausages, and liver patés. But I finally …
"We're looking for Mr. Lobster's Secret Den," Mike told the guard at the desk. Anywhere else in the world, this might have been met with raised eyebrows and a polite escort off the premises. But in Taipei, Taiwan, they knew …
In Kyoto, we were delightfully assaulted by color, smell, taste, sound, and sight of all kinds, both historic and modern.