The 7:14 Shinkansen to Hiroshima

I almost have nothing to say. I’m used to writing about all the trials and tribulations associated with travel to far-flung and difficult places. Japan may be far away, but it’s far from being a logistical challenge. So is that the simple story of this trip? A relaxing jaunt across ancient landscapes with modern conveniences? Read on,…

Beirut: My Favorite Worst Trip

I wish there had been a peep-hole in time and space on October 28, 2018, so that you could have had a glimpse of my favorite worst trip in recent years. There are several distinct scenes of which you could have viewed. None of which seem connected to the other, as if they happened to…

India in Monsoon Season

Want to have an incredible trip to India? When I went on an important work trip to the subcontinent in September, my dear friend Deb decided to join me the adventure – which coincided with the worst monsoon season India has seen in a decade. Anyone can have fun in stellar conditions, but have you…