Destination Guides

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

Kanazawa Dreaming

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I’ve been meaning to create a Kanazawa itinerary for the readers of Leave Your Daily Hell for a while—it just didn’t feel right until now.

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When Can We Visit Europe Again?

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We’ll all go back to Europe, one day—maybe sooner than we’re all expecting.

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Should You Go Skydiving in Queenstown?

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I knew I wanted to skydive in New Zealand, if I ever ended up doing it.

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Is Hiroshima Worth Visiting?

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Hiroshima is more than the city where the atomic bomb went off—all meaningful trips here begin and end with this premise.

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Thailand’s Home of Flower Power

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The Red Lotus Sea deserves a spot on your bucket list—and a commitment from you to tick it off.

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The Truth About Koh Samet

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I wouldn’t recommend asking the question “is Koh Samet worth visiting?” in Bangkok circles, at least not polite ones.

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Is This Asia’s Most Enjoyable Lost City?

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Sukhothai feels deserted compared to Ayutthaya—and every other “lost city” I’ve visited in Southeast Asia.

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Unadulterated Southern Thailand

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Nakhon Si Thammarat is unpretentious, understated and, yes, unadulterated.

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