Brand New Podcast Announcement-Taipei, Taiwan

It has been an incredible two years of traveling through Asia meeting interesting people, discovering new cultures and experiencing some of the most thrilling adventures in this part of the world. It has been an absolute pleasure sharing all of these stories with you. I have appreciated all the support you have given me by […]

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Cochin-Kerala, India-Global Masala Mix Of Cultures

Cochin, or Kochi is the second largest Westcoast Indian city after Mumbai with a total population of just over 2 million. Ernakulum District encompassing the townships and total urban area has the highest percentage of Christians in all of India. It’s not surprising to see so many churches and a strong Christian local culture and […]

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Lunar New Year At Taipei’s Historic Grand Temples

When asked when’s the best time to visit Taiwan I usually say almost anytime but festivals, especially Lunar New Year celebrations are when the island’s culture and spirit are at it’s peak. In this episode I take a tour around the capital, Taipei, on the first day of the Lunar New Year to some of […]

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Taipei, Taiwan’s Dihua Street-Stocking Up For Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year, or Chinese New Year is the most important celebration in Taiwan and throughout most of the Chinese speaking countries and communities of East Asia, Southeast Asia and the rest of the world. Families will get together all over Taiwan with New Year’s eve and the reunion dinner being the most important meal […]

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An Eclectic Selection Of Tokyo’s Top Neighborhoods

It’s called shitamachi, the old town ambience of Tokyo’s past that has survived and in fact flourishes today in the Yanaka neighborhood, within walking distance of Tokyo’s expansive Ueno Park. You’ll find streets and alleys lined with old style merchant housing. Typically a shop on the ground floor with a living space above. This neighborhood […]

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Boating, Hiking, Discovering Pokhara, Nepal’s World Peace Pagoda

Pokhara is the second largest city in Nepal. Situated on Phewa Lake it’s close proximity to the Annapurna range of the Himalaya makes it a trekking center for the world-famous Annapurna Circuit. To get some advice on things to see and do in Pokhara, especially if time is limited, I spoke with Rajendra Dhakal, Pokhareli […]

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Petronas Twin Towers-KL Malaysia’s Star Attraction Tour

The Petronas towers or Petronas twin towers are located in the center of Kaula Lumpur, Malaysia. They were the highest buildings in the world from 1998-2004 until Taipei 101 in Taiwan took the reigns of the top spot. They are still currently the highest twin towers in the world. A limited number of tickets are […]

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Luang Prabang, Laos-Drowning In Buddhism And Laos New Year

Luang Prabang, Laos is one of the most picturesque towns in Southeast Asia. The name literally translates to Royal Buddha image. It’s rich history, beautiful architecture combined with a strong Buddhist monastic community makes it a place all too tempting to stay longer than planned. On my most recent trip to the former royal capital […]

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Taipei 101’s New Years Eve Blast Off- 2016

When you walk through the crowds around Taipei 101, Taipei City Hall and the Xinyi Shopping District of Taipei, Taiwan on December 31st, New Years Eve, you might not believe that this is not the most important celebration of the year. Annual attendance for the fireworks event that erupts from the 101 floor building of […]

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