On the Saddle: Top Three Cycling Holidays

Photo by Howard Chalkley via Flicker Creative Commons This is a paid guest post. Saddle up this summer and enjoy discovering places you’ve never had the fortune to visit before. Cycling holidays give you the opportunity to accomplish new challenges and the summer months are a great time to take the plunge and go for…

Binondo Chinese New Year in Photos

Binondo, Manila is colorful enough any day, with bright charms, bracelets, and other gaily-colored wares for luck hawked on streets. But on Chinese New Year, though, the place bursts with color, sounds, and life. It was my first time to go to Binondo on a Chinese New Year this weekend, and I thought: “So this…

Siem Reap: No Problems Here

Our plane was about to land. I looked out the window, expecting to see city lights. Siem Reap was, after all, a city. Instead, I only saw blackness dotted with occasional yellows and whites. I later found out that the blackness was one of Siem Reap’s vast lakes. A tuktuk driver picked me and my…