Koh Phi Phi is one of the most popular islands in Thailand. But I hate it. It’s overdeveloped, expensive, and bursting with an overabundance of tourists. What was once a paradise has now become a shallow tourist trap. It’s for that reason that I don’t think I’ll ever go back.
I’ve been living in Bangkok on and off for two years now. It’s become my base of operations, the place I return to when I am out of money and need to work. I’ve developed a network of friends, business contacts, learned the language, and mastered the city. But now this chapter in my life […]
I asked for your food recommendations for Tokyo, and you did not disappoint. In November, me and some friends spent a week eating our way around the city. It’s hard to have a bad meal in Tokyo, and while I didn’t get to eat everywhere, these are some of the best places!
Balinese dancing is one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen and going to a performance was a highlight of my time in Bali. Balinese dance is an ancient dance tradition that is part of the religious and artistic expression of the people on the island. It is dynamic, angular and intensely expressive. It’s a beautiful, slow-moving, mesmerizing […]
Songkran is a three day water fight that celebrates the Thai New Year. It occurs between April 13th to 15th (which coincidentally is the hottest month of the year). Songkran stands to be the most popular festival of Thailand that marks the beginning of a new solar year and is a time of renewal and […]
Sri Lanka is a wonderful country that can be a little chaotic. In this post, I share how you can make the most of your trip there by giving you 14 helpful tips that will save you money and time. I also give price lists and options for suggested itineraries.