Street Art: Penang, Malyasia

Street art - Penang

Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Penang, Malaysia, which is pretty well-known for street art thanks to a government sponsored project a number of years ago. After the success of that first project, the government sponsored more art, this time a series of steel rod pieces scattered around the city. When you visit Penang, … [ Read more ]

Street Art: Japan

Street art - Japan

Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Japan over several trips. Japan isn’t a great country for street art, perhaps because it is so clean and orderly? Certainly not because there is a lack of artistic talent.

Street Art: Hong Kong

Street art - Hong Kong

Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Hong Kong.

Street Art: Chiang Mai, Thailand

Street art - Chiang Mai, Thailand

Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I have taken around Chiang Mai during multiple visits.

Part I

Part I

Changsha Travel Guide: My Travel Itinerary, Budget, Tips and Observations

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

About a year ago there was a big AirAsia sale and I got a great price on a direct flight from Chiang Mai to Changsha, China. I knew nothing about Changsha or the surrounding area (Hunan province) and this would be my first trip anywhere in China. As it turns out, the nearby cities of Wulingyuan, Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang make for a great 1-2 week … [ Read more ]

Street Art: Austin, Texas

Street art - Austin

Although I haven’t had a true home for many years, Austin was the last place I called home and I usually try to visit on trips back to the U.S. Here are some street art photos I took on three of my last visits (I was there in 2015 as well but didn’t take any good photos).

Photos Taken in 2010
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Street Art: England (Various Locations)

Street art - England (various locations)

Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in England (mostly in Manchester) back in late 2012. I never got around to posting them back then so here goes.

Street Art: Ireland

Street art - Ireland

Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Dublin and Belfast, Ireland back in 2012. I never got around to posting them back then so here goes.

Street Art: Uruguay

Street art - Uruguay

Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in various places in Uruguay years ago. I never got around to posting them back then so here goes.

Street Art: Ecuador (Baños)

Street art - Baños, Ecuador

Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Baños, Ecuador years ago. I never got around to posting them back then so here goes.

Street Art: Ecuador (Various Places)

Street art - Ecuador

Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Ecuador years ago. I never got around to posting them back then so here goes.

Street Art: Nicaragua

Street art - Nicaragua

Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Nicaragua years ago. I never got around to posting them back then so here goes.

Street Art: Bolivia

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Continuing to highlight my fascination (obsession?) with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Bolivia. I didn’t find as many as in some other South American countries and the quality wasn’t quite as good either but here are the ones I managed to capture.

My Travel Costs in Philippines: Itinerary and Budget Breakdown

White Island - Camiguin, Philippines

Since I recently finished a full month of traveling in the Philippines I thought it might be helpful to provide a detailed summary of my expenses there, along with my full itinerary and a few travel observations.

Staying Connected in Japan: Phone and Internet Options for Your Trip to the Land of the Rising Sun

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I’ve lived a year in Japan and visited multiple times since then. I really love the country, its people and the culture. But, while Japan has long been considered an example of high-tech progress and advanced mobile communications infrastructure, the reality on the ground is quite different, at least from a foreign visitor’s perspective. In fact, while they practically give away prepaid SIM cards in … [ Read more ]

Buying a Bicycle in Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Chiang Mai has become a hot destination for digital nomads and others looking for an inexpensive but pleasant city to spend extended periods of time. Recently, I joined the group and have settled down in Chiang Mai for a spell. There are many good articles on various aspects of the city, but what I have noticed is that everyone (well, not everyone[ Read more ]