Ode to My Scotch

The story of my favorite writing Scotch -- Scapa 12 year old single Orkney malt.

Poetic Chinglish

Whether it's about an official government sign or just a restaurant menu, everyone who has been to China has stories of Chinglish.
bangkok bugs

Big Bug Man

Checking out the fried bug vendor and his free samples along Khao San Road in Bangkok, Thailand.

Pineapple Anyone?

I traveled with my parents on my second trip to Bangkok--they wanted a few days in Thailand since it was a short flight from...
Mont Royal

I Don’t Always Enjoy Getting Lost

It's easy to get lost when you don't follow the same path through Mont Royal in Montreal. And while I love getting lost while traveling, it can be tiring.
amador causeway

Walking Amador Causeway

A walking tour of the Amador Causeway in Panama City on the way back to Casco Viejo with a stop at Mi Ranchito for ceviche and a view.
halifax airport

Travel Lessons from The Simpsons

What I've learned about travel after 499 episodes of The Simpsons.
mekong river

Impressive Résumé

Reflection on the life of John Fairfax, the only man to cross the Atlantic Ocean solo in a rowboat.

River View, Malaysia

A view of Malacca, Malaysia, from the Renaissance Hotel.
miraflores locks

Counting Cargo at the Panama Canal

A journey to the Panama Canal at the Miraflores Locks to watch the ships pass through early in the day while enjoying a beer.
Laguna Beach

Is It Really a Holiday?

Lonely Planet recently posted a statement for discussion: "Traveling to visit your family is not a holiday." This statement made me think about trips I've...

Hunger for Alleyways

Wandering through alleys in Macau leading to Dragon Mama Cuisine, a wonderful noodle shop.
old montreal

On Getting Lost

For some, getting lost in a city is simple. For me, it's an art. These are my experiences of getting lost and the adventure of finding the way.
Fort Collins beer

Tasty Variety of Beer

Enjoying the tasty variety of the Ft Collins Brewery Brewer's Lunchbox, including a black lager, chocolate stout, IPA, smoked amber, and red ale.
Old Montreal

Quiet Streets

Finding quiet streets in Old Montreal before the tourist crowds arrive.