A once-in-a-lifetime trek into the heart of Annapurna Amphitheater in Nepal, one of the most remote and incredible places I’ve ever seen.
Sakura Matsuri 2017 at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, New York. [April 2017] Flowers blossom just to wither. But at least in that moment, it was pure, unadulterated beauty… Read more “Sakura Diaspora”
Shanghai, China; Singapore; Phuket, Thailand. [March 2017] Asia should feel exotic. Distant. There should be a faint familiarity from the first decade of my life, to be overwhelmed each… Read more “Memoirs of Asia”
Bangkok, Thailand. [May 2014] Any traveler who returns home safe can count his blessings for dodging figurative and literal bullets in some politically unstable destinations. Three days after… Read more “[Flashback] Wat Is It Good Pho”
Siem Reap, Cambodia. [May 2014] If I had to (unjustly) distill the beauty of Angkor Wat down to one word, it would be: Mysterious. Perhaps it is the dramatic… Read more “[Flashback] Angkor Performance”
Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. [May 2013] Ask a tour guide in Agra “what is the color of the Taj Mahal?” and expect a spectrum of colors for an… Read more “[Flashback] Agracadabra”