In East Timor, you won't find much infrastructure for tourism. No luxury hotels. No gift shops. No Michelin-starred restaurants. But what the country lacks in terms of comfort is easily compensated with natural beauty. East Timor boasts empty beaches, stunning …
Where in the world is East Timor you ask? Well, it's just east of West Timor, of course. And here's a postcard to Wanda from the tiny island nation.
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 within a country as diverse as Indonesia, Bali still has the ability to stand apart. The culture, the mystery, the creepy kid on the postcard...
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.
With a Middle Eastern feel and a Southeast Asian flavor, Brunei left us wondering where, exactly, in the world we had arrived.
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.
A stream of consciousness post about a site that inspires such thoughts.
Cheap beer, inner peace, and a postcard to Wanda!
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 …