world travel | Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Hole In The Donut now available on your Kindle

Kindle users LOVE their e-readers, so when I learned that Kindle is now making popular travel blogs available on their devices I rushed to sign up. I am happy to announce...

Mists rise from Mekong River at dawn

Though I resisted the idea of climbing out of my cloud-soft king size bed and leaving Luang Say Lodge, my boat beckoned for a second day of my Mekong River cruise...

Chess match on the roof of our boat

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Mekong River Cruise, LaosOver the years I’d heard all the horror stories about crossing from northern Thailand into Laos and taking...

Pile of trash in the back streets around Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal

Some years ago an elfin man approached me as I walked along a boulevard in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He could see I was puzzled and wanted to help. What...

Food vendors line the streets in Chiang Khong, Thailand

I’ve passed through my fair share of border towns over the years. Many are shabby, filthy encampments that exist on either side of a barren no man’s land where immigration officials...

Overstuffed lounge chairs on Bophut Bay at Zazen Resort

On the day I departed from The Sanctuary Resort on Koh Pha Ngan, the seas were again too heavy for the Koh Samui ferry to pick guests up from the beach,...