Archive for December, 2010

Omoide Yokocho - Memory Lane
My First Glimpse of Yakitori Alley

Omoide Yokocho (Yakitori Alley) is one of my all-time favorite places, not just in Japan, anywhere in the world. If you ask me what to do or where to go in Tokyo, Japan, I will send you there.

Omoide Yokocho translates as “Memory Lane.”  It is an interesting look into what Japan was like

Melbourne Street Art
Melbourne Tuckerbag

One of my favorite things to do while traveling is taking photos of street art.

Thai Floating Market Food Seller
Thai Lady Selling Mango and Sticky Rice Dessert

The alarm goes off at an ungodly hour and I immediately regret going out the previous evening. I am not the world’s biggest fan of early mornings, but The Floating Market closes around noon, so early start it is. “This better be worth it,” I mumble to no one in particular.

There’s no time for

Tiny Car in Amsterdam

In the fall, of ’07, I decided to start a lifestyle experiment. I would get rid of my car and live a car free existence. Not because I’m some sort of environmental crusader (not that I have anything against them), I just don’t want credit for that sort of thing when it’s not my intrinsic

Floating Market Negotiations

I woke up in a daze, wondering what time it was and how long I’d been asleep. After, figuring out it was lunch-time, I ventured out to find the closest down-home food shack to get my first taste of real authentic Thai food in years. With my belly full of Pad Thai Chicken

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