Kuching Flavors / Sarawak Cooking with Bumbu Cooking Class . As a vegetarian I was having a rough go in Sarawak. I know… I’m sad. I was even starting to feel pathetic. Entering a new place, I don’t always research food until I get there. Why? No time. I always expect to swim by somehow- […]
Bangkok is one of the largest street food capitals of Southeast Asia, such that you’ll find it everywhere from alley ways, sidewalks and markets. The food is delicious and it makes it into my belly, but as much as I love frequenting Thai food, it occurred to me that I know absolutely nothing about it. Upon that, I popped […]
Bangkok is an enthralling city to photograph during the day, but it transforms into a sexier city at night! In the evening, the city casts an electric glow, as travelers can drink in the city through night entertainment, night markets and foot traffic.
I’m always looking for a different way to see a place, especially if I’ve seen it a lot. Having lived in Manhattan and worked in the entertainment industry, there were obviously places I’d not seen and things I’d not done. But
It’s fright week weekend and I’m in Hawaii to relive my nightmare with Boo! This year, the Halloween buzz is highlights two premiere places where the best scare is predicted to be. I’m going to let you in on a little secret; I’ve already had a head jump on both of them!
Crunchy art. It’s the last thing I expected Daegu to produce. To me, crunchy art is very satisfying- a tasty and thought-provoking bit, that you must chew on in order to appreciate it’s flavored variety and texture. When I first heard Daegu was having a Biennale, my first impulse was to dismiss it. I’m glad I didn’t. The exhibition blew me away international works that were witty, gravity-defying, wicked, romantic and… crunchy.
October seemed to be the month for festivals and… scintillating art. Perhaps this country isn’t just all world heritage sites, bundegi (my silkworm arch nemesis) and traditional crafts. Maybe it can swing with the likes of New York City, Los Angeles, Venice, Basel, etc… jet-setting continents to bring together brow-raising shows.
If last month was a sample of the future, then Korea might be on the rookie list of international contenders. I took in three world-class international art/performance exhibitions; one of them was even in.. (gasp) Daegu!
For the female solo traveler, Vietnam shouldn’t be an intimidating or scary country to travel. Commuting between main cities is easy and cheap via public transportation. And if it’s an attraction, you can bet there’s a budget tour for it, as tour operators are everywhere, vying for your business and ready to assist your travel needs.