Destination Guides

Browse through the detailed destination guides I’ve created for all the more than three-dozen countries I’ve visited.

Three Perfect Days in Penang

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If you spend your three days in Penang like I did, you’re sure to be privy to a similar fate.

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Three Superb Days in St. Petersburg

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Here’s how to make the most of three days in St. Petersburg, no matter where you’re coming from before you get there.

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Why 2017 is the Perfect Year to Visit Canada

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This year particularly is one of the best opportunities to visit Canada as it celebrates 150 years as an independent country.

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Are the Cameron Highlands Worth a Trip?

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A couple days in the Cameron Highlands on your way between Kuala Lumpur and Penang is absolutely a good idea, if only because it’s en route. On the other hand, you should be prepared for what to expect.

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Is Pokhara Overrated?

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I had a lot of expectations of Pokhara by the time I finally began exploring it, which might explain why I found it so profoundly overrated.

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Road, Wing, Human

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The tourist trail is sometimes more enlightening than the philosopher’s path.

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Three Marvelous Days in Moscow

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Three days in Moscow provided me a nuanced impression of the city, albeit one I want to build upon with future visits.

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Battle of the Bornean Cities

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I found the states of Sabah and Sarawak—and, in particular, their capitals of Kota Kinabalu and Kuching—to be completely different.

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