Category Archive: Food

Mar 31

4 day in Beijing (I’m in the 1%!)

Beijing marks the end of the Trans-Mongolian railway of our train ride from Ulaanbaatar.  Upon arrival in Beijing, we had a very busy 4 days in Beijing.  With 4 days in Beijing, you can see all of the following:  Temple of Heaven Great Wall of China – we chose to visit the Mutianyu section of the …

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Mar 26

Beijing Night Market (Eating Creepy Crawlies)

You can’t visit Beijing without stopping at the most famous market where you can eat Creepy Crawlies.  Here are my Adventures at the Beijing Night Market!

Mar 26

A Day in Moscow (Don’t have a Cow)

We took the first of many hours on the Russian trains from St. Petersburg to Moscow.  The trip was only 8 hours overnight and was quite comfortable and then we only had a day in Moscow before making our way further east on the Trans-Siberian Railway. We spend the day doing our own walking tour …

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Mar 10

Ramallah, Jericho, Jordan River, Bethlehem (West Bank Tour)

Many have heard of Bethlehem but not all people realize it’s not in Israel – but in Palestine instead.  The same for Jericho and other sites from the bible.  This was my trip to see Palestine for a day… more specifically a West Bank tour. Since we were on a short-ish trip (9 full days …

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Mar 05

How to Spend a Long Layover in Mexico City

On the way back from Cuba, we had a 9 hour long layover in Mexico City.  With this length of layover, it’s very worth a trip into the city. Getting into Town It is possible to catch the subway to the center of the city, but I highly recommend taking the blue metro bus.  The …

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Feb 12


I had the fortunate chance to visit Cuba with a friend on an independent people to people tour in November 2016.   General tips & stories: General Travel Tips for Cuba A Tale of Two Currencies Airbnb – A win-win for Cuba & Tourists Disconectado (Disconnected) Destination guides: Havana (El Captitlo) Vinales (Country Roads Take Me Home) …

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