When I booked my ticket to Asia, I knew what I was getting myself into. I knew that I would be spending my Birthday alone. It sounds pretty depressing at first, not having your closest friends present. Those same friends not being there to take you out, embarrass you with every opportunity, celebrate with you, [...]
Dusk at Wat Arun from across the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand.
I like taking pictures, especially when I’m traveling. I take my camera everywhere I go not knowing when something picture worthy will happen. But sometimes, when you give in and join a group tour (they make things so easy for you), you find yourself standing in a line of tourists all taking a picture of [...]
Ocean Park in Hong Kong. Aquariums are hard to pass up in my opinion. In a few weeks, I’d like to get my scuba diving certification in Koh Tao, Thailand, but this provided some safe, dry and amazing entertainment for the time being
I woke up at 6am this morning. Why you might ask? Maybe to catch an early train to my next destination? To see the Thai sun rise over ancient ruins perhaps? No, I woke up early to watch some good old American Football. The Conference Championships were this Sunday and due to the time difference, [...]
Hong Kong isn’t a budget travelers paradise, not even close. It’s a modern city with an emphasis on spending. A small flat can cost more than a house in California, and real estate on Victoria Peak (overlooking the city) is some of the most costly on the planet. Having said that It’s possible to get [...]
The Food of Hong Kong
Poor planning on my part lead to my having to change hostels for my last night in Hong Kong. I went to extend my stay, but was promptly told that they were booked. So I went online and found another hostel. It was slightly more expensive but had good reviews so I decided to fork [...]