Posts published in “Whereabouts”

A good story needs a good setting. Here’s a been-there-done-that bucket list of locations.

Man Bites Dog

Hanoi, VN – A skinny waiter steps toward our table as I flip through a grease-stained menu of items I cannot pronounce. “I’m so hungry…

Songkran: Thai New Year

WATER FIGHT!!! What began centuries ago as a traditional celebration of the Thai astrological new year has devolved into a friendly national water fight geared…

Don't feed the animals

Now halfway into a short-term tour of SE Asia; it’s time for a family break to debrief and unwind from the constant cultural adjustments that…

Alms for the boaters?

On tour with family for a couple of weeks to the Visayas, central islands of Philippines. Fishermen in small boats called “bancas” from the island…

Manila by Night

Click to view a panoramic night-view of metro-Manila from Antipolo, Philippines.