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Today’s travel image from the Middle East is of a Jordanian Bedouin man smoking hookah shisha early in the morning outside our camp in Wadi Rum, Jordan. As I wiped the sleep from my eyes, I found myself stretched out on a blanket nearby the extinguished campfire. The swarthy Bedouin man with a distinct mustache [...]

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Today’s daily feature travel image from the Middle East is a shot of a Jordanian man wearing a Keffiyeh shopping for goods at the market in Amman, Jordan. While at the central market in Amman (also known as a ‘souk’) I encountered many distinct faces wandering through the crowded aisles. Men yelled out trying to [...]

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Today’s feature travel photo from Europe is of our a ferry ride we took from Finland to Estonia on a gorgeous morning day when the sun was out shining. The two hour ferry ride from Helsinki to Tallinn reminded me in many ways of my childhood. Growing up on Vancouver Island our family often took [...]

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Today’s feature photo is of an incense coil hanging from above a temple that we spotted while wandering around Hoi An, Vietnam historic city center. I’m unsure of what the Chinese characters read; sometimes the finer details of things are a mystery for a non-local. Incense sticks and/or coils are often prevalent in Taoist temples. [...]

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Today’s feature travel photo from Asia is shot of the panoramic views I had of Bangkok from high atop the Golden Mount Temple Wat Saket in Bangkok, Thailand. Although some would claim the best views of Bangkok are from the downtown area, my favorite vantage point is from Wat Saket or Wat Arun. From here, [...]

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Today’s feature foodie photo is of dessert dim sum – filled with sesame seed paste on the outside and lotus paste on the inside – that we tried for lunch while traveling in Hong Kong, China. This is one of my favorite types of dim sum.  I tend to love the sweet ones more than [...]

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Today’s photo from Thailand is of a bunch of lychee, a subtropical fruit native to SE Asia and China, for sale at the Chiang Mai Saturday night market. Featuring a delicate white colored pulp, this fruit is unsurprisingly sweet with a perfume fragrant. Most tropical fruits in SE Asia are abundantly sweet – just the [...]

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Today’s daily feature photo is of a rather distinct looking door we noticed in our neighborhood where we’re currently based in Chiang Mai, Thailand. We love our apartment in Chiang Mai for many reasons, but few are as important as the neighborhood in which we are situated. With plenty of fresh bakeries and sleepy cafes [...]

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The image above is a daily travel photo of a Northern Thai curry with noodles, Khao Soi, we tried while eating lunch at a restaurant in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

The image above is a daily travel photo of a Northern Thai curry Khao Soi, we tried while eating lunch at a restaurant in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This Burmese influenced dish found in Northern Thailand is one of the top foods to try while visiting places such as Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Pai.  This [...]

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The feature photo of the day is of the ever sprawling Bangkok, Thailand at night shortly after sunset on a cloudy evening just before a thunderstorm.

The feature photo of the day is of the ever sprawling Bangkok, Thailand at night – shortly after sunset – on a cloudy evening just before a thunderstorm. We were in Bangkok recently for a special travel blogging conference – Digital Innovation Asia – which we attended as VIP guests. Our view at night was [...]

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