Responsible Travel in 5 Steps

The Jet Age has shaved 194.6 degrees of longitude from the globe––rough estimate. And with so little globe to begin with, we’re quickly losing our great distances and differences that have defined what we call life for however long we’ve known

Responsible Travel in 5 Steps

The Jet Age has shaved 194.6 degrees of longitude from the globe––rough estimate. And with so little globe to begin with, we’re quickly losing our great distances and differences that have defined what we call life for however long we’ve known

The black box

The spring of sunflowers

Winter ended and spring began. In what seemed like a single day mid-March, I got to put away my scooter gloves and sit outside under a warm sun for the first time in months. I type this now to the

The black box

The spring of sunflowers

Winter ended and spring began. In what seemed like a single day mid-March, I got to put away my scooter gloves and sit outside under a warm sun for the first time in months. I type this now to the

Notes From The Road: Paso Robles, CA, 8/5/2013 – Portland, OR 8/10/13

The following is a heavily embellished set of notes taken on a recent road trip with two friends, Carl and Andrew.  Rather than serving as a formal travelogue, more than anything, these notes are hodgepodge of personal reflections and attempts

Notes From The Road: Paso Robles, CA, 8/5/2013 – Portland, OR 8/10/13

The following is a heavily embellished set of notes taken on a recent road trip with two friends, Carl and Andrew.  Rather than serving as a formal travelogue, more than anything, these notes are hodgepodge of personal reflections and attempts

From the depths of angels to the height of moss: Four days in North-Central Luzon

To reenter Taiwan this year without having yet reissued my residency card, I had to have proof of an exit flight booked within 90 days. Exactly 90 days later, I decided to take advantage of that flight––though no longer needed––and

From the depths of angels to the height of moss: Four days in North-Central Luzon

To reenter Taiwan this year without having yet reissued my residency card, I had to have proof of an exit flight booked within 90 days. Exactly 90 days later, I decided to take advantage of that flight––though no longer needed––and

Yesterday's Taipei, 2

Taipei by night III: Black and white

We’ve just settled back down in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan, after eight months of being elsewhere. Things change fast here, as one of the older (in which was once the old walled city) and more touristed (home to Taipei Main

Yesterday's Taipei, 2

Taipei by night III: Black and white

We’ve just settled back down in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan, after eight months of being elsewhere. Things change fast here, as one of the older (in which was once the old walled city) and more touristed (home to Taipei Main

台中 by Kevin Lee

台中 from Kevin Lee on Vimeo. Kevin Lee is my friend and sometimes-medico, sometimes-musician (with Sunset Rollercoaster, and sometimes with Juands or other Taipei acts) who, in a flash, snuck out under the fence of both fields to sit in

台中 by Kevin Lee

台中 from Kevin Lee on Vimeo. Kevin Lee is my friend and sometimes-medico, sometimes-musician (with Sunset Rollercoaster, and sometimes with Juands or other Taipei acts) who, in a flash, snuck out under the fence of both fields to sit in

Islandgrown: Around the world’s aborigines in eight or nine archipelagoes

Even to the average Tokyoite––residing a two-and-a-half-hour fight to the north––it’s not common knowledge whether “they speak Chinese or Taiwanese.” But not at all to their discredit; the response is a short rope highly-strung. You could say I’m similarly uninformed

Islandgrown: Around the world’s aborigines in eight or nine archipelagoes

Even to the average Tokyoite––residing a two-and-a-half-hour fight to the north––it’s not common knowledge whether “they speak Chinese or Taiwanese.” But not at all to their discredit; the response is a short rope highly-strung. You could say I’m similarly uninformed