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Happy Lantern Festival

Happy Lantern Festival, a holiday in China that marks the end of the Lunar New Year festivities.
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I found the Batmobile in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
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Finding Quiet Views in Hanoi

On a walk to Trúc Bạch Lake and West Lake on my last weekend in Hanoi, I found a rather quiet street right along Trúc Bạch Lake on Tran Vu.
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Fishy Sidewalk in Halong

Finding dried fish being prepared on the busy sidewalk at Halong Bay.
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Good for the Night

Finding an interesting store and products while wandering around a suburban Tokyo neighborhood.
Shinjuku Park Japan

Sayonara, Japan

Saying sayonara to Japan was not an easy decision, but I had plans to get to another destination and see more of the world.
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Happy Repeal Day!

Alright I'm a day late on it, but it's still close enough to Repeal Day. December 5 is the day to celebrate the 21st...
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Enoshima Sunset

On the way back to the station, I caught a view of Enoshima in Tokyo, Japan, just after sunset.
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Tim Burton Christmas in Tokyo

I found a Tokyo department store window display for Christmas, "Finding Wonder Christmas," that reminded me of Tim Burton.
yoyogi cosplay

Is Japan Really Weird?

Japan has a reputation for being a bit...well, weird. There are plenty of stories that have been passed around over the years about unusual...
beer in taipei

How Much Do You Love Your Beer?

I bet you don't love it as much as this panda. Now, I love my beer and all, but I don't think I love it...
wine cow

Heard of a Bull in a China Shop, But…

As I was out in California before my trip to Japan, I got to spend some time walking around Sonoma. It's a nice little...
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Sunset on Zhaoqing City Wall

During my first National Day holiday in China, which is shortly after the Mid-Autumn Festival, I headed to Zhaoqing.
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Recalling the Rockies

News of flooding in Colorado got me thinking about my two years living in Boulder. The Rocky Mountains are a great memory.
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Spin for a Drink in Iceland

Bars in Reykjavik had games of chance in the form of a wheel. The bartender will spin the wheel. If you're lucky, you'll get your money back in drinks.