Small Wins

Constantly on the move and far away from the creature comforts of home. To be a Stranger in a Strange Land is a real life nightmare for many. To some, it’s the thrill of a lifetime. It’s generally uncomfortable to have to learn “Hello”, “Thank You”, and “Where is the toilet?” in a new language […]

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An Impromptu Buffet

Asian food. My most “Seamlessed” cuisine back home. I really love the stuff and looked forward to finally experiencing authentic dishes during my time in Asia. I had no idea what to expect of the food in Myanmar—the flavors, the preferred protein, the cooking methods—I knew nothing at all! On our first day in Myanmar, we […]

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Booze Review: Myanmar Beer

You know you’ve entered drinker’s territory once your flight lands in Yangon and you order yourself a Coldilocks. By default, you’ll be served a 640ml bottle of Myanmar Beer. XL style… oh yeah. If you want to be a baby and nurse a standard 12oz. bottle or can, you’ll have to ask the waiter or […]

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Booze Review: Angkor Beer

You only need a few things when visiting the vast, epic grounds of ancient Angkor in Cambodia: A tuk tuk driver An experienced local guide A cooler full of snacks, water, and ice cold beer In Siem Reap, the local brew is Angkor Beer. This stuff is most necessary in the hot hot heat that overcomes […]

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Selamat Datang (Penang: Part I)

Selamat Datang Penang (Welcome to Penang). The Crossroads of Curry. The Pearl of the Orient. We were told that Penang Island boasts the best food in all of Asia; “You’ll never eat a bad meal there,” more than a few said. When you’re traveling through foreign lands, how could you believe such a statement? There’s […]

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The Heinekens

Yesterday, during an awesome hike in Singapore’s MacRitchie reservoir, I was telling Kiley about my old weird obsession with Nike SB dunks and their cool design influences. I used the Heineken dunk as one of the original designs that really inspired me to get into the “sneaker head” thing. The Heiny’s were my “holy grail” […]

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