We try to balance our adventures with work days and tourist days while travelling. Based on our deadlines we either A) work in the morning, tourist in the afternoon, B) tourist in the morning, work in the afternoon, or C) tourist the whole day and work the next day. I once listened to RuPaul on … Continue reading Jim Thompson, the spy with the silk.
After our visit to Temple Of The Tooth we took a tuk-tuk over to Kandy’s Ceylon Tea Museum. The museum is housed in the former Hanthana Tea Factory, built in 1925. Walking around this old building felt like you walked back in time. The museum features all the old tea factory equipment on the first floor. … Continue reading The Ceylon Tea Museum
Would it surprise you that I went to a museum and the most fascinating part was the museum label next to the artwork? The artifacts weren’t lacking in aesthetic beauty or hard to understand, but the translated description was much more moving. I had a free day and Paul had to work so I decided … Continue reading The Romans From Musei Capitolini
The day after my birthday celebration we decided to take it easy. We decided to see a Hokusai art exhibit in the morning, then catch up on work the rest of the day. Although many consider our journey a “long vacation,” Paul and I still work so we can pay bills and keep travelling the … Continue reading Hokusai in Rome
If Naples was a person it’d be Sophia Loren wearing a slightly dirty dress covered in spaghetti sauce, with a cigarette hanging from her mouth while driving a Vespa extremely fast. Fast, loud, a bit sexy-nasty, unapologetic, and impossible to ignore – this is what Naples is to me. Naples doesn’t care if you don’t … Continue reading Naples: Day 1