Waiting For Penguins in Curio Bay

On the southern tip of the Southern Island of New Zealand there is Curio Bay.  This is a remote, not-so-frequently discussed location by design in order to keep the number of people coming to a manageable number.  Curio Bay offers some amazing views, interesting hikes, and even the ability to surf with the rare pink dolphins that live just off it’s coast.  As amazing as … Continue reading Waiting For Penguins in Curio Bay

The House Obsession Built at Bishop Castle, Colorado

I’ve been to a few weird, obscure, and underappreciated sites in my travels but this one is on a bit of a different scale. Bishop Castle, which was built by one man, Jim Bishop, starting in 1969 and continuing to this day.  If you come on the weekends you are most likely to see him still working on it.  The history on the site is … Continue reading The House Obsession Built at Bishop Castle, Colorado

A Short Trip to Jakarta

I always have mixed feelings about Jakarta. While I love the food, the people, and of course, the prices, the heat and humidity find a way of dragging me down. On this last trip, I decided that I would enjoy my stay more by staying inside and drinking/eating. However, I am incorrigible when it comes to wandering about, so after 15 minutes of having a … Continue reading A Short Trip to Jakarta

Carolina Reapers, Drag Queens, and Ninjas – A Guide to an Epic Night in New York City

Early October this year I was in New York City for a Comic Con…yea I seem to go to a lot of those I know.  However while I was there I ended up have a night that I will remember for a long time because of the just general absurdity that ended up happening.  I’m going to take you on a stop by stop tour … Continue reading Carolina Reapers, Drag Queens, and Ninjas – A Guide to an Epic Night in New York City