Anthony Bourdain: Life Lessons Through Travel

By Alex Kallimanis: The worlds of travel, food and general humanity were dealt a huge blow with the tragic news of Anthony Bourdain’s passing. It was once again a reminder of how precious life is, and that everyone is dealing with an internal struggle. In the case of Mr. Bourdain, he was also a hero…

New Zealand Getaway: Things to Do in Auckland

By Brian Carson: Tourism in New Zealand usually revolves around nature. This is a nation that has become known for offering some of the most jaw-dropping sights in the world. And while its mountainous expanses and rolling green hills gained additional fame from the The Lord Of The Rings films, there is so much more to enjoy….

Taiwanese Night Markets: Sites, Smells and History

We first visited Asia together in 2004 and have loved returning several times since. While Europe is wonderful, Asia offers a more diverse cultural experience when you hail from the United States and Australia, respectively. Recently, a Taiwanese Night Market was re-created at the Smithsonian Associates in Washington, DC. Along with rich history, the sites…

Koh Yao Noi: Most Romantic Getaways in Thailand

Written by Delan C. After recently feeling overwhelmed with my busy schedule, I knew it was time for a break. While looking for the perfect tropical vacation to escape with my wife, I decided on Koh Yao Noi because it’s one of the most romantic and secluded islands in Thailand. When considering your next trip to…

Singapore Worth A Visit? Debunking Myths

Photo credit: Wikimedia Singapore’s Economic Power Singapore has quickly climbed the heights of economic power, and is now one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world. It is a relatively new country, gaining independence from Malaysia in 1965. As there are some negative stereotypes associated with traveling there, such as high costs, strict rules…

Singapore Worth a Visit?