Earlier this year, the New York Times Blog named Myanmar (formerly Burma) #3 on its list of The 45 Places to Go in 2012. (The list also included Oakland, CA at #5, and Chattanooga, TN at #25 … make of that what you will.) After years of military rule (and one of the longest civil wars in history), in 2010 Myanmar held its first free elections and subsequently opened the country, which had … » more »
Lake City, Colorado is famous for Alferd Packer and his unfortunate incident of eating people (which I only know about from Cannibal! The Musical*). Aside from that, nobody’s heard of the place. Not even other people in Colorado. But Kyle’s grandmother grew up there, and he’s gone back to visit her childhood home (now a carefully preserved historical house) nearly every summer since he was born. This time, I got to come along.
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I have this idea in my head that I can be a sex blogger. The kind who writes about glamorous adventures and awkward moments, who demystifies chemistry, and who makes fulfilling experiences more accessible. I have this belief that I can lay my own life out on the table, observe what’s happening in the world around me, offer a nice thoughtful layer of analysis and perspective, and make everything a bit hotter as we go.… » more »
Sarah and I have been traveling together quite a bit lately. In the last year, we’ve been to Kentucky, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and several other places, but we haven’t yet left the country together. That’ll change this Thanksgiving when we head to Hong Kong and Japan.
Since one of the goals of this blog is to help others get the most value out of their travel, I’m going to document our planning and decision … » more »