Luang Prabang, Loas: Mystical and Welcoming

Sabaidee (Hello in Laos)! Apologies for the long delay in getting this particular post up. The longest portion of my Asia Trip Spring 2018 was 5 days 4 nights in Laos. By now I have visited every Southeast Asian country, on this trip I visited my last two which were Brunei and Laos. It would…

Weekend Trip Series

Hi! Its been a while since I actually posted my own content as I’ve been busy settling in my new job and city and just havent fully gotten around to writing and posting. Since starting my new job, I’ve spent many a weekends away on great trips. Coming up in the coming weeks is a…

Review: Paris 1930 Winter Black Truffle Tasting at the Ritz Landis Taipei

Last week we had dinner at the Paris 1930 Restaurant in the Ritz Landis Hotel, Taipei. They currently have their limited time Winter Black Truffle Tasting menu. The 11 course menu came down to around NTD$4200 (USD$125) per person without wine, which is more expensive than their usual offering and definitely expensive in Taipei but…

Review: The Tokyo Station Hotel, Tokyo Eats & Sites

My apologies, this is a bit of a belated guest post/review from my sister who stayed at the Tokyo Station Hotel in Tokyo, Japan in December 2015. December 9, 2015   The Tokyo Station Hotel just celebrated their 100th birthday on November 2, 2015.  At a century old, the hotel is full of life and grandeur….

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There are people  you will meet in life that know you upon your first meeting. These people are often a bit or a lot older and they dramatically change the way you think and feel, and influence greatly the trajectory of your life. You were one thing before and afterwards…

Last Port of Call: Roatan, Honduras

Buenos Dias Todos! Bienvenido a Roatan, Honduras. We have arrived and docked at our last port of call before arriving back in the US next week. Indeed this stop was meant to be Cuba, but since we never got our license we were unable to go :(. But im sure Roatan will be a nice…

Happy 4th of July America!

Hi All, Monday July 4th, 2011 was a celebration of yet another year of American Independence from England. On this day to be proud to be American, my friends and I headed to the Gateway Arch in St. Louis to catch the glorious fireworks of 4th of July celebrations. After the show we headed out the park…