Angkor Wat Sunrise

Posted in Asia| Cambodia
Angkor Wat Sunrise thumbnail

It is of such extraordinary construction that it is not possible to describe it with a pen, particularly since it is like no other building in the world. It has towers and decoration and all the refinements which the human genius can conceive of. – António da Madelena, Portuguese monk who, in 1586, was the first westerner to see… Read More

Singapore in Photos: First Impressions…1 Month Later

Posted in Asia| Singapore
Singapore in Photos: First Impressions…1 Month Later thumbnail

Last month I visited fascinating Singapore for the first time and saw my first (and definitely not my last) Formula 1 race.  It had been nearly 9 months since my last “first time in a new city” experience and I loved the excitement that comes with scouring maps, learning new  subway stops, figuring out conversion rates and finding… Read More

Music 2 Travel

Sitting in my little cubicle hovel, having not seen the sun since I walked out of the parking garage at 7:35 AM, I put the iPod on Shuffle and the first song that comes on is “Trapped by Love” by Manu Chao. If you haven’t heard of Manu Chao, do a quick search on iTunes and… Read More