Spellbinding Singapore

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This Singapore itinerary is a priceless cheat sheet, which allows you to play your visit more by ear than I’ve ever been able to.

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Shattered Expectations and Turkish Coffee

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The experience Turkish is able to offer in spite of a woefully uncompetitive product and home airport speaks volumes.

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Should You Buy a Global SIM Card?

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A global SIM isn’t right for everyone—I’m not even sure it’s right for me.

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Tokyo is More Than Sushi—or Is It?

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There are more than enough reasons to visit Tokyo, regardless of your nationality.

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Outstanding Osaka

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Here’s how to make the most of any trip to Osaka, even if you thought before arriving at this page that you would never come.

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Kyoto Starts Here

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Planning a Kyoto itinerary requires organization and self-reflection, but it’s actually not that difficult.

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Autumn and Our Very Life Force

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Sometimes, perhaps more often than we’d like to think, our very life force floats in a cask of death.

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Nara—Maybe for the Night

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Visit Japan’s infamous urban deer on a day trip from Osaka or Kyoto, or buck trends and stay the night.

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