The thriving metropolis of Hong Kong is a city that has much to discover. With its mediterranean-like islands and beaches to its fine dining and shopping. It’s a unique blend of Cantonese and Western culture with an intriguing history and breathtaking views of…read more
Cramped public housing “mansions” from the 1960s perfectly convey the feeling of Hong Kong, one of the most densely populated cities in the world. “400 to 500 Million HKD….to live in this graveyard.” (500–600 thousand USD) my friend Bonnie tells me. She’s from Hong…read more
The picturesque Tibetan styled town of Feilaisi hangs on the mountainside high above the Lancang (Mekong) River in South Western China, with spectacular views of the Meili Snow Mountains, dominated by Kawagebo (Kawagarbo/Khawa karpo) 6,740 m (22,110 ft) one of the…read more
I just returned from 4 days of hiking in this beautiful remote mountain village in China. Yubeng! Tucked in a valley surrounded by glaciated peaks right on the border with Tibet. The only way to get here is by foot, or for those with a bad case of Ambulophobia (fear…read more
Nestled in a farming valley on the border of Tibet, amongst lush green forests, surrounded by rugged glacier covered mountains lie the 2 small villages of Upper & Lower Yubeng. There is a dirt road that goes to the village, however you must hike in (or take a mule for the less walking inclined “hikers”). The valley is amazingly beautiful with spectacular views of the mountains, alpine hikes to waterfalls and glaciers,read more
It’s been almost a year and half since I set off to Europe. I’d imagined I’d be gone for about 6 months before returning to Los Angeles….well that didn’t really happen. The longer I travel the more the concept of home becomes, well, kind of just a concept and not really a specific place. Home is where you make it.read more
Riding a motorcycle across Vietnam.