Interview with El Mundo

Bienvenido, los lectores de El Mundo! Espero que disfruten de este sitio! Si usted tiene alguna pregunta para mí, por favor deje un comentario. I was interviewed by El Mundo yesterday, one of the largest newspapers in Spain. You can read the article (in Spanish) here. Read an online translation of the article in English. …

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Valencia Update

I’ve arrived in Valencia after 24 hours of airports and airplanes and have been kept exceptionally busy since. I’ve been taking photos, exploring the city, eating fantastic food and met some great people. I’ll be writing in more detail as soon as I can find some free time to go through my photos and write …

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Spain Stream of consciousness

I’m in the Bangkok airport where I arrived very early waiting to board my 12 hour flight to Valencia. While I’m sitting here, I figured it would be interested to inventory just exactly what I know about Spain. I haven’t read much specifically for this trip, so I thought it would a fun exercise. So …

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Bye Bye Bangkok

My tickets have finally been booked, the ash cloud is favorable, and it appears I’ll be in Spain in about 24 hours. I’ve spent almost three months in Bangkok which is more time than I’ve spent in any other city since I’ve started my travels. While I have been here I didn’t visit a single …

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New Washington Times Photo Essay – Songkran

My new WashingtonTimes.com photo essay is now online and available for your enjoyment. You also might want to read my companion piece on the celebration the Thai New Year (Songkran) if you haven’t already. Songkran is the craziest celebration I’ve yet experienced traveling.

Comment Guidelines

I don’t enjoy having to write this post, but I’m getting sick of having to weed through spam comments. If you have left a comment on this site and it didn’t appear, it is most likely because me or my spam filter declared you as being spam. This is the official set of rules for …

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Songkran: Celebrating the New Year with day-glo green and blaze orange super-soakers just like Buddha would have wanted

On Tuesday I put my iPhone and wallet on the desk in my room and walked outside without them. I felt naked without them, but I didn’t feel it would be a good idea to carry them around that day. It was the first day of Songkran. No sooner than I got 20m down the …

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