The little things…

Over the past year, we’ve lived in some of the most beautiful places in the world. We’ve visited dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites, climbed the world’s most iconic mountain range, lazed around on pristine beaches, witnessed unforgettable sunsets, and explored ancient temples. These experiences are easy to share with our family, friends and readers. These […]

India: A magnificent mess…

Chrissy and I spent over three months in India between May and August, 2016 and to say it left a lasting impression on us would be a gross understatement. The challenges of traveling in India were unlike anything we had ever experienced. The most basic amenities we were used to in the west, and even […]


Woah… What just happened? I think I blinked and woke up about 6 months later… Just yesterday I was sitting on a beach in Asia slurping contentedly on a bucket of Mojito, and now I’m sitting in a half-furnished apartment in Austin with my half-hearted signature on the lease. Alas, it’s true; We woke up […]

Foodie Column: Tasty Tibetan Thenthuk

In the wake of Chinese incorporation of Tibet in 1950, and a subsequent rebellion in 1959, a large population of Tibetan refugees, The Dalai Lama included, fled from their homes and settled in the mountain regions of Nepal and India. Now, 60 years later, the culture of most of the high alpine regions of the Himalayas still has a significant cultural influence […]

Foodie Column: North Thailand Nostalgia

It’s been a wild, action-packed month since we left Chiang Mai, but the spicy-sweet memory of North Thailand still lingers. After a month of tasty-but-somewhat-boring Nepalese Dal Bhat (rice, veggies and lentil soup), I would give just about anything for a freshly BBQ’ed sausage, a sweet Thai curry, or a spicy basil melody of pad […]