Upchucking in Chiang Mai

Aside from these elephant beauties, David and I didn’t get to see much of supposedly-quaint Chiang Mai. David was sick for the first half of our visit, and I was sick for the second half. Fortunately, our day with the elephants arrived in the eye of our food poisoning storm, and we couldn’t have been luckier to enjoy such a unique experience. Unfortunately, we missed out on furniture hunting, the night markets, and my much-anticipated cooking class (but no fear! … Continue reading

Blazing Bangkok

We went to Thailand! Thailand has been our dream destination for quite a while, but we never had enough vacation time to accommodate the 24+ hour travel days and all of the sights we wanted to see. We finally found a two-week block and jetted off to Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and an island near Phuket. Traveling through Thailand, overall, is enjoyable because the Thai people are generally exceedingly polite, it is easy to communicate in English, and the domestic flights … Continue reading

Fruity Hawai’i

If you’ve noticed the recent lack of food posts around here, don’t fret! I was off enjoying some eating of my own in tropical Hawaii. I can’t wait to share some of the food treasures I found and other experiences I gathered up while I was away. First things first. LYCHEES! My favorite fruit. Lychees are round fruits covered in a pink, pointyish skin that you peel off to reveal an opal-white, juicy, fleshy fruit. The flesh tastes like a … Continue reading