Arrival There are some countries that you travel between and it seems as smooth as walking between two rooms in the same house, while there are others that are about as jarring as turning a corner and finding yourself unexpectedly caught in some kind of inter-cultural mosh pit. Entering Tajikistan from Kazakhstan was the later […]
My next era of travel will more than likely be the region that I’ve been predominately traveling in for the past year and a half: the states of the former Soviet Union. I need to improve my vodka skills.
I returned to Khorgos for the third time in two years. What’s changed? Almost everything.
The internet used to be a place to explore. It was exciting. Now there’s nothing on.
I once mistakenly tried to enter through the fake door of a fake Iberian restaurant next to the fake windmills of Fengcheng, Shanghai’s Spanish town. I’ve visited Hallstatt, China, which is a 1:1 scale exact replica of the Austrian UNESCO site and listened to the local photographers rant about how fake it was. I’ve had a […]
I travel to Astana for the second time (in the winter!) to find the place still unbelievable.
Travel to Astana, the frigid northern capital of Kazakhstan, and one of the newest and most sophisticated cities on the planet.