I was at a park in Chiang Mai, Thailand, running with a college friend named Max, the weather was 19C—in what we call ‘Thailand’s winter.’ I was in the city on business and, earlier that week, had been waiting for the weather to cool down. Max talked about the opening of the brand-new shopping mall in Bangkok—The Icon Siam—which features the first Apple Store in … Continue reading I’ll Be There Soon
Life lessons from the big yellow elephant. Continue reading A Day At The Beach
The life of a guy who travels the world with less than a shoestring budget. Continue reading Trash From Old Money
A while ago I saw someone had tweeted, ‘Back to the real world, San Francisco,’ after four months of traveling around Southeast Asia and I was like, ‘Am I living a fantasy?’
When testing the intellect of someone with a real-life escape game goes awry. Continue reading Escape From the Motel Room
When it comes to wine selection, I usually go with the one that has a funny name. It doesn’t matter where it originally came from; it could be from Yemen or any of the countries ending with stan, but if it’s a Chardonnay and labeled “Good Weather”; please, take my card.
The mental ward was painted in pastel white and green, the cleanliest part in the busy hospital. The couches were upholstered in misty earth-tone faux leather and everything in the waiting room was carefully selected for its ostentatious, almost fake, simplicity. The pictures hung on the walls were straightforward—the painting of a hut in a green field is a hut in a green field. There … Continue reading Finding Myself from a Bangkok Mental Hospital