Room in the Citadel

Stepping off the Beaten Path in Hue

After trying to blend in with locals in Hanoi and travelling Halong Bay independently, Brendan and I were hit square in the face by mass tourism upon arriving in Hue. In certain parts, there were more tourists...
Art in Gang 2

The Gangs of Yogyakarta

Contrary to what the name suggests, the Gangs of Yogyakarta aren’t hordes of heavily-tattooed Indonesian men roaming the chaotic, trishaw-ladden streets of the city. Gang I and II are in fact two narrow and...
close up of a monkey at the monkey forest

The Monkeys of the Monkey Forest

So far, my interactions with monkeys have mostly been on the lawless side of things. I watched them rip bags of popcorn out of little girls hands in zoos, in Tanzania, I saw them stealing from vehicles and in...
Two men with traditional flags.

Photos from Tanah Lot

While spending a month in South Bali, I made a couple day trips to the surrounding attractions. After already having had a good time in Uluwatu, I decided to head to another one of the sea temples along Bali's...
Cat in Istanbul

The Cats of Istanbul

Well, the crazy cat lady had another field day. After my post about the Cats of Dubrovnik, I was happy to find out through the many enthusiastic comments, that one of my next destinations - Istanbul - was...