Favorite Trip: Antarctic Expedition
Favorite Country: Japan
Favorite Continent: South America
Countries Visited: 18
Continents Visited: 7/7
Next Destination: Japan



Book - The Spirit of Australia

The Spirit of Australia

Exploring the Land Down Under
Format: PDF
Size: 45 MB

Book - Amazonas


Exploring the Ucayali and Maranon
Format: PDF
Size: 59 MB

Book - Diverse Namibia

Diverse Namibia

From Sossusvlei to Etosha and in between
Format: PDF
Size: 44 MB

Book - Antarctic Expedition

Antarctic Expedition

Explorations of the Final Continent
Format: EPUB
Size: 36 MB

Book - Discovering Japan

Discovering Japan

Exploring the Land of the Rising Sun
Format: PDF
Size: 75 MB

Book - Alaskan Reflections

Alaskan Reflections

Princess Cruisetour of Alaska 2007
Format: EPUB
Size: 43 MB



Japanese Melon Pan

Melon pan or melon bread is a unique sweet bun from Japan. After trying it while visiting Japan I sought to find an easy way to make it back at home. Melon pan is essentially sweetened dough covered in a thin crisp cookie layer.

Continental Bingo

May 31, 2017 marked the day I officially set foot on all seven continents, the culmination of eight years of traveling.

Tokyo by Train

At least half of my time spent in Japan was pre-arranged tours while the other half was independent travel and me wandering around Japan. The easiest and most inexpensive way to get around the massive megalopolis that is Tokyo is by train.

Drinks of the World!

The following article is a list of some of the unique drinks I have sampled during my travels. The majority are regional drinks but some are just associated with the region or country. Since I am not a big drinker, most are of the non-alcoholic variety. I'll keep the...

Hooked on J-Pop

Previously my exposure to modern Japanese music was limited to Yoko Kanno, Hajime Mizoguchi and Shanti Snyder and that was mostly through anime. As a result when my Otaku tour guide asked me if I was into J-Pop, I replied no as I associated it with the high-pitched...

Climbing Mt. Fuji

In May 2015 I was planning on hiking the Himalayas. However a week before my departure on April 25, 2015, Nepal suffered a massive earthquake scuttling my plans. Because I had spent the last few months training and 2015 was my year to visit Asia I searched my list of...