Tag Archives: Travel

Los Angeles

I grew up there. And still have great affinity for it. Would love someday to return there on a permanent basis, but for now I’ll have to satisfy myself with occasional visits. Drove down on I-5

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Published!

Foreign Policy Magazine, which is a rather weighty tome read by international relations wonks and political science majors, just put together a slide show on computer technology on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. And they used one of my … Continue reading

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Home again Home Again

So I’m back in the US for the first time in two years, and its strange how you forget how certain things go when you’ve been gone from the States for such a long time. Just some quick thoughts: – … Continue reading

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Moskva

Capital City! When we last left our intrepid travelers – we had journeyed overnight to the beautiful city of St. Petersburg and walked around. After spending two days in St. Petersburg, we came back to Moscow where Justin and Kelly … Continue reading

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From St. Petersburg with Love

Maybe inspired by the flurry of emails from a month ago, but also aided by the fact that friends have just moved there, I spent the October holiday break in Russia – namely Moscow and St. Petersburg. To be honest, … Continue reading

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Chengdu: Panda Panda Panda

Well, I mean that’s what everyone things. Spicy food. Pandas. Earthy people. Pandas. Earthquake. Pandas. Hot Pot. Pandas. Flower Peppers. Pandas. I was in Chengdu over the weekend for a work project, but I was lucky enough to have a … Continue reading

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Going high end in Central

My friend Pete once commented that what passes for good Western food in Shanghai usually equates to “doesn’t suck.” While it’s not 100% true, it often feels true. So in-between my nostalgic runs for the Hong Kong I used to … Continue reading

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Eating hand made noodles in Wanchai

Having just got off the plane from Shanghai and knowing that I was going to have handmade noodles the next day, I felt like I needed a control group. Oh and a new noodle place would be really awesome. So … Continue reading

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An Anthony Bourdain Food day

Part of the reason I was so ready to get to Hong Kong was that I was watching old episodes of No Reservations – especially repeating the one for Hong Kong when I realized that I hadn’t been out to … Continue reading

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A return to Goldfinch

Decided I wanted to return to Goldfinch, so enlisted Wee Ling, her husband and their friends just in from Hanoi to have old school black pepper steaks.

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