As the weather warmed up in New Jersey, I joined a group for a bike ride along the Columbia Trail. Afterwards, we stopped at Long Valley Brewpub for lunch and beer.
"Drinking is an emotional thing. It joggles you out of the standardism of everyday life, out of everything being the same." - Charles Bukowski I hadn't...
"What is true peace, I cannot know. A hundred wars have come and gone as I’ve grown old. I bear their burdens in my bones. Mine’s the...
Exploring all the seafood, and a few other dishes, that Mui Ne has to offer. As Mui Ne is a tourist resort town, the food wasn't as good as in other parts of Vietnam, but there were some highlights.
The categorization of expats is what makes George Orwell's Burmese Days relevant today. The scenery and situations may have changed, but there is much more with which to identify as we travel the world.
On my first full day in Vientiane, I decided to go biking through the capital city. While biking Vientiane made it easier to see more of the city, I should've been better prepared.
Wandering around Dalat, Vietnam, in search of the best local delicacies from street vendors and restaurants.
A leisurely hike turned into something a bit more strenuous when I was invited on a trek through the Four Beasts of Taipei that included Elephant Mountain, Tiger Mountain, and 9-5 Peak.
A trip to Montreal would not be complete without a bit of bar hopping to sample Quebec's craft beer. There's plenty to drink along the way.
This year begins the Year of the Dog in the Chinese calendar. During my first year in China, I got to experience Spring Festival and celebrate Chinese New Year.
Travelers often want to go drinking with locals, but it isn't always easy. You have to understand the local drinking culture and have an idea of where to go.
Hiking through Watkins Glen State Park in autumn. This is one of the most visited state parks in New York as it attracts visitors with its natural beauty.
Spending the New Year's Eve in the frigid Canadian city of Montreal. Following the crowds to watch the festivities and fireworks along the river.
There's a reason I tend to travel to cities instead of more rural destinations. While I enjoy nature and all that it offers, I need to use subways. It's a necessity if I want to avoid driving.
A morning boat ride in Luang Prabang, Laos, along the Mekong River to the Buddhist holy site Pak Ou Caves. The caves are home to about 2500 Buddha statues.