As my first assignment as a freelance reporter in Taiwan, I took a trip to the Kavalan Whisky distillery in Yilan for a taste of award-winning whisky.
Wandering the streets of Italian cities like Florence was a beautiful experience, even in the heat of August.
There are a lot of great and interesting restaurants in Taipei. Here is just some of what I ate in Taipei, including Modern Toilet and Din Tai Fung.
A brief adventure in the White Sand Dunes of Mui Ne, Vietnam, one of the few tourist destinations in the coastal resort town.
On a trip through Washington, DC to find more than just Smithsonian Museums and monuments. This time it was to find some great drinks.
Review of Graham Greene's The Quiet American, one of Anthony Bourdain's favorite books, which is set in Vietnam during its war with France.
On a day off from work, I headed to the northern tip of Taiwan to see the natural wonder that is the rock formations at Yehliu Geopark.
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.