sample itineraries

Gateway to Hokkaido

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When I had the opportunity to return to Hakodate in September, I jumped at it.

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Three Choice Days in Chiang Mai

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Chiang Mai is the new Bangkok, but what that means is up to interpretation.

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Three Breathtaking Days in Belfast

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Fun fact: The way the BBC Series “The Fall” depicted Belfast is what first planted the seed of going there in my head.

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Three Delightful Days in Dublin

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Dublin’s weather mirrors the larger experience of traveling in the Irish capital: Bipolar but not quite schizophrenic, fierce both in its beauty and in more occasional bouts of unpleasantness. 

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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 Days in Jakarta

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The secret to people’s feelings about Jakarta is in its nickname, “The Big Durian.”

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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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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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