Japan will always be on the top of my travel list. June was spent traveling around the southern parts of Japan. Previous visits were short, but we now had the ability to spend as much time as we liked or could afford on the weak USD. We started in Osaka since a couple of friendsContinue reading “A Little Time in Japan and Little Time in China”
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Four Years and Seven Days Ago and I’m back in Shanghai
In the span of two long days we packed and stored our NYC life, grabbed a direct 14 hour flight from EWR to PVG, and checked into our new temporary home in the former French Concession (FFC) in downtown Shanghai. We chose Shanghai because we are familiar with the city and will be able toContinue reading “Four Years and Seven Days Ago and I’m back in Shanghai”
Not so Dead Cities of Syria
Imagine having a UNESCO Heritage site all to yourself? This is what I found late in the day when I got a ride out to see Al Basa and Sejilla from Hama, Syria. The two sites aren’t officially recognized by UNESCO but are both protected by the Syrian Antiquity law and listed under the categoryContinue reading “Not so Dead Cities of Syria”
The Bearded Rockskipper and why we travel
The Bearded Rockskipper is what those odd fish/lizard/snake creatures are called. I had been combing the internet just to satisfy my curiosity. I can get a bit obsessed when it comes to figuring out why?, what? or how come? while traveling. I guess it’s why I travel because I will hopefully always be curious. My walk along the shore inContinue reading “The Bearded Rockskipper and why we travel”
Jetlag Express from Shanghai to Casablanca VIA Tripoli
36 hours from China to Morocco. I’m on a train from the airport to Casablanca and it’s only been an hour but feels like it took 20 hours. We are arriving to Morocco after a 36 hour-long Qatar flight 550 from Shanghai where we each racked up almost 8000 miles of distance along with aContinue reading “Jetlag Express from Shanghai to Casablanca VIA Tripoli”
The Great RTW Trip: Where to end it!
Planning a RTW trip for a year is something that one can never spend enough time doing. No matter how long you plan and how much research is done, there’s always unplanned incidents which that can throw a huge wrench into any well thought out itinerary. My only advise is to have two things. AContinue reading “The Great RTW Trip: Where to end it!”
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