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.

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: Brighton, England

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Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Brighton, England (UK).

Street Art: Spain

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Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took around Spain.

Street Art: London, England

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Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in London, England (UK).

Street Art: Perú

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Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Perú. I have to admit I hoped for a bit more after the rich bounty I found in Ecuador.

Street Art: Salvador da Bahia

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Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Salvador da Bahia in Brazil.

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Street Art: Recife and Olinda

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Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Recife and Olinda in Brazil.

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Street Art: Rio de Janeiro

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Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

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Street Art: Buenos Aires, Argentina – Part IV

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Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Buenos Aires. Along with Valparaíso in Chile and Bogotá, Colombia, BsAs has been one of the best locations for street art. In my 4+ months stay I took about 450 photos. I will break them up into four parts. Here’s the fourth and final (also see part[ Read more ]

Street Art: Buenos Aires, Argentina – Part III

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Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Buenos Aires. Along with Valparaíso in Chile and Bogotá, Colombia, BsAs has been one of the best locations for street art. In my 4+ months stay I took about 450 photos. I will break them up into four parts. Here’s the third (also see part I, [ Read more ]

Street Art: Buenos Aires, Argentina – Part II

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Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Buenos Aires. Along with Valparaíso in Chile and Bogotá, Colombia, BsAs has been one of the best locations for street art. In my 4+ months stay I took about 450 photos. I will break them up into four parts. Here’s the second (also see part I, [ Read more ]

Street Art: Buenos Aires, Argentina – Part I

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Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Buenos Aires. Along with Valparaíso in Chile and Bogotá, Colombia, BsAs has been one of the best locations for street art. In my 4+ months stay I took about 450 photos. I will break them up into four parts. Here’s the first (also see part II, [ Read more ]

Travel Tips: Antarctica (Antártida) Travel Guide

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I am one of the fairly small number of travelers who has been fortunate enough take a tour to Antarctica. Unlike for others, it hasn’t been a specific goal of mine for a very long time. Rather, as I started contemplating my lengthy travels in Central and South America, I started hearing about Ushuaia, the “end of the world.” Then I started to hear … [ Read more ]

Travel Tips: Buenos Aires Travel Guide

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Here I will share some of the useful resources and, hopefully, insights I have into the popular South American city of Buenos Aires.

Travel Tips: Uruguay Travel Guide

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I was in Uruguay in September 2011 for a relatively (for me) short trip, visiting Colonia del Sacramento, Montevideo, Punta del Este, Villa Serrana, Pueblo Eden, La Paloma, La Pedrera, Valizas, Cabo Polonio, and Punta del Diablo. I was there during the off season and apparently in summer the country is overrun with tourists, many from Argentina. Thus, anything you read here may be completely … [ Read more ]

Street Art: Santiago, Chile

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Continuing to highlight my fascination with street art of all kinds, here are photos I took in Chile. Again, I found a lot of good art around a university area I visited in Santiago, though the city has several universities and I forget which one this was. I also wish I had the time to visit the other university areas. I DID however, get to … [ Read more ]

Travel Tips: Bolivia Travel Guide

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Bolivia seems to be one of those countries that some people seem to really love while others think it is vastly overrated. Without a doubt, there is a lot of natural beauty on display in this country, with access to 6,000 meter mountains and the Amazon within hours of the impressive capital of La Paz. The Potosí mines are both impressive and deeply sad and … [ Read more ]