I had read it many times before ever arriving; Chongqing was notorious for its grey skies. Optimists attribute this to the city’s surrounding mountains trapping the humidity and clouds overhead. More cynical folks brush it off as constant pollution. In… Continue Reading →
It’s something that should never cross our minds when enjoying ourselves abroad, but mid-April becomes an irritating time for most Americans because of the looming burden of Tax Day on April 15. It causes plenty of problems and stress for… Continue Reading →
Several months ago, I read a vague claim that Chongqing was home to the longest escalator in the world. An obscure claim to fame to be sure, but quirky enough to look into. Further research told me it was located… Continue Reading →
This raggedy leather cap is one I was handed down from an Irish traveller in Bangkok that has since worked its way into my normal travel gear. Apparently having changed hands a couple times before him, as Gavan had no… Continue Reading →
In Bandar Seri Begawan, the small captial city of Brunei Darusalam, the whole place is centered on and built around the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque. This mosque serves as the religious symbol of the country and one of its… Continue Reading →
Nothing that notable to say yet. I’m a native Michigander with a passion for human culture and new places, and more than that, new experiences. I have degrees in writing and anthropology and have no idea what I want to do with them. For now, I’m content with an unbound lifestyle; going where I want and doing what I can, and hopefully gaining some interesting stories along the way.