The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India

Deep in the Indian state of Rajasthan, lies what I believe to be a gem of a city. Udaipur, the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar, is a far cry from Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Mumbai, etc. It’s sleepy and comfortable, exotic and refined. It’s like a getaway within a getaway. A place to escape the hustle, […]

Patara Elephant Farm – Chiang Mai, Thailand

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Picking an Elephant Park/Farm/Sanctuary to Visit If you go to Thailand you’ll want to see elephants. And the best place to see elephants in Thailand is Chaing Mai. Now, the real difficulty lies in which elephant park/farm/sanctuary to go to. There are many bad places out there and there are […]

Death in Asia, Part II – The Himalayas

Success!! I followed the two men down one of several makeshift aisles. Where they were leading me to, I didn’t know. Just then, I turned and looked to my left. Sitting neatly at eye-level was a black bag with a lime-green tag. Not just any lime-green tag, MY lime-green tag. I found my bag! It […]

Death in Asia, Part I – Kathmandu

Mistakes Man, Mistakes My wife and I travel a lot. Perhaps not as much as the average businessperson, but a lot no less. Especially abroad. But as much as we’ve traveled, we still make mistakes. These mistakes have led to missed flights, dangerous situations, wasted money, missed opportunities, lost property, lost time, anxiety, anger, frustration, […]