Visiting the Elephants – Chiang Mai, Thailand

Our arrival in Chiang Mai started with a 3-4 kilometer walk from the airport. Avoiding all of the cabs who won’t use a meter and want to charge double or triple what the overall cost would be as a flat rate. Cabbies… No matter where you go they always try to rip you off. Tourists…

What the @#$% Are You Doing?

The past year here has changed my road cycling habits in a lot of ways. I live on a small peninsula close to the North/South Korean border and the amount of decent smooth roads that have not experienced WW3 (potholes). Regardless of the road quality (there are some fantastic roads) I hate being a participant…

What can’t you find in South Korea?

When we planned for our year in Korea we did a lot of research. So often we read that you can’t find any western products here and you would need to pack everything you needed for the entire year! Many blogs and people said there wouldn’t be bread, not only can we find bread; we…