Destination Guides

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

All Malaysia’s Best-Fed Vanity

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Malaysia, Truly Asia. Does vanity get better fed than that?

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Three Days in Kuala Lumpur

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The truth of my history here (which I’ll explain in the body of this post) is complicated. Thankfully, enjoying three days in Kuala Lumpur is not.

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Circling The Whirlpool’s Edge

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Everyone, deep in their hearts, is waiting for the end of the world to come.

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10 Places to Visit in Greece

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Headed to Greece? Check out the 10 places in Greece to can’t miss, whether you’re in search of culture, cuisine or scenery.

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Russia and Rubicons

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“Triumphant” is a good word to sum up my impression of Russia.

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Here’s Why I Missed the Best Spot on Iceland’s Snæfellsnes Peninsula

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I ended up missing the most famous Snæfellsnes sight—on a night that the best aurora of my entire Iceland trip, no less. Here’s how you can avoid making the same mistake.

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Three Days in Kathmandu

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Kathmandu is an enjoyable city and a great introduction to Nepal, even if you can’t manage to find a motorcycle-riding bad boy to help you navigate the terrible traffic.

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The Long Journey to the Eastern Tip of Cuba

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Objectively, Baracoa is absolutely worth the time and trouble it takes to get there, with alluring culture, mouthwatering cuisine and stunning beach scenery. Practically, however, visiting can be a challenge.

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