12 days in Singapore and Southern Thailand

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Tweet April 2010 My journey started in Singapore after my 29-day trip in Southeast Asia.  Singapore is a large cosmopolitan city with plenty of places to eat and shop.  There are four official languages:  English, Malay, Chinese (Mandarin), and Tamil.  As …

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29 days in Southeast Asia

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Tweet March 2010 There is something surreal about Southeast Asia.  The people are friendly (Thailand is known as the “Land of Smiles”), the food is delicious, and the sites are amazing.  Fortunately, the U.S. dollar goes a bit further in …

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9 days in Taiwan

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Tweet July 2009   I was fortunate to visit Taiwan with a friend of mine that had family there. Sometimes the best way to see a country is through a local.  In many ways, parts of southern Taiwan reminded me …

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8 days in Shanghai and Xian

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Tweet June 2009 It was my first time setting foot in China and I have to say, it was a fantastic experience.  Shanghai is such a large metropolitan city with a hint of European influences along the Bund area.  You …

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Let’s keep swimming…let’s keep swimming-Thailand

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Tweet It definitely has been an amazing adventure.  I met such wonderful people on my tour and I have been inspired in such a way that I may spend the rest of the year exploring the rest of the world. …

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JJ and the Search for the Sacred Sword-Cambodia

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Tweet March 24, 2010 I know this sounds a bit weird, but I somehow feel like I am in Houston (currently in Singapore). It is humid.  There is a large Chinese and Indian population (Chinatown and Little India) which is …

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Noodles, limestone formations, and motorbikes galore-Vietnam

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Tweet March 14, 2010 Well it has definitely been an adventure!  My travels in Laos were nice and the people were very friendly.  We visited so many hillside tribes and even stayed at one village.  When we departed from our …

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Cruising along Mekong River and Bathing with Elephants-Laos

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Tweet March 5, 2010 I am currently in Laos, the land of the Million Elephants, and about to head to the Vietnam Border.  My journey in Laos has been quite amazing. I started the adventure in Bangkok where I met …

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