September 6, 2017

What You Need to Know about Traveling in Kyrgyzstan

What You Need to Know about Traveling in Kyrgyzstan   Kyrgyzstan is a small, mountainous country in Central Asia. Its landlocked territory is home to the semi-nomadic Kyrgyz […]
July 22, 2015
Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu in Photos

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu in Photos The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu easily ranks up there with the best travel experiences and treks of my […]
August 17, 2013
bhutanese culture

Introduction to Basic Bhutanese Culture

The Dzong     The dzong is the predominant architectural feature of Bhutan. You’ll see one in nearly every city you visit. It was these fortresses […]
August 2, 2013
facts about Bhutan

Why I’m going to Bhutan (and interesting facts about Bhutan)

If there’s one country in the world that I thought I’d never visit, it’s Bhutan. The Land of the Thunder Dragon is not only a remote Himalayan […]
July 30, 2013

A Walk around Shimla—India’s Favorite Hill Station

We’ve scored ourselves a cheap guesthouse on the side of the ridge. It’s an awkward period in July between two high seasons. It’s the monsoon, but […]
April 15, 2013

A Walk around Sagada Philippines

Sagada comes as a welcome relief to the traveler in the Philippines. Located high in the central Cordilleras Mountains of northern Luzon, it has a distinct […]
October 6, 2012

My three days on top of the Pyrenees at Can Rigall

The road to Can Rigall twists and turns its way 800 meters up from the valley floor and the village of Arles-sur-Tech. It had been a […]
November 22, 2011

Photo from the Road: Driving Ouray to Durango Colorado

The trip from Ouray to Durango, Colorado is one of the most scenic in the United States. There are two ways to see it: by the […]