Bali, Indonesia: Ubud & Gili Trawangan
 

Bali, Indonesia: Ubud & Gili Trawangan

[Translate] After an amazing 10 days in Thailand with my new bride and my parents, it was time for the next leg of our travel. Normally Bali can be expensive to get to, especially from where I live in Shanghai. However, since we were already in Bangkok, I checked and...
Koh Kood (Koh Kut), Thailand
 

Koh Kood (Koh Kut), Thailand

[Translate] All the beaches in Thailand are overrun by tourists aren’t they? Sure southern destinations such as Phuket, Krabi, Koh Samui, you name it, they have more than their share of traffic. But to say there is no solitude in Thailand is a myth, one that is easily disproven by...
Living With Dead Hearts
 

Living With Dead Hearts

[Translate] Wow! This is unbelievable! If you are at all interested in free documentary films and/or China, you definitely need to watch this film about kidnapping in China. Kudos to “Living With Dead Hearts” and Songhua Films for producing this and their efforts for social justice. Living with Dead Hearts...
Port Barton, Palawan Island, Philippines
 

Port Barton, Palawan Island, Philippines

[Translate] After a whirlwind 4 days of secluded beaches, island hopping and motorbike adventures in El Nido, we were off to our next stop: Port Barton. This is a quaint little town, and by ‘little’ I mean about 5 blocks long by 3 blocks wide, situated in a little bay geographically halfway...
El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
 

El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines

[Translate] I wasn’t sure what to expect from El Nido. I’d heard so many say that it’s amazing, and others say it’s nothing special. It’s just one of those places you have to go and see yourself I guess, and after having been there, I definitely fall into the ‘it’s...
10 best things about the Philippines
 

10 best things about the Philippines

[Translate] After a recent and amazing trip to the Philippines, I just had to write about it’s awesomeness. In no particular order, here are my 10 favorite things about this beautiful country: 1. 24-hour Vulcanizing: I always wanted to be a Vulcan, and in the Philippines you can do it 24-7....