Upcoming Trips and Musings – The Best Way to Recover From Jetlag is to Book Another Vacation

So this case of jetlag after coming back from China has been rough so that’s as good a reason as any to do a post.  The next few weeks will be posts about the major stuff in China we did including giant Buddhas, medical forgery, and midnight drunken strolls.  However first, a few extra pics from China that are just mildly entertaining with some bonus … Continue reading Upcoming Trips and Musings – The Best Way to Recover From Jetlag is to Book Another Vacation

How is my China Trip Going? Part 5 or 6…Whatever…

Firstly, yes that panda is scratching its butt, we have all been there don’t judge and it’s one of my favorite photos from this trip.  So I’ll be leaving China in less than 24 hours, it has been a trip of ups and downs.  I ate so much spicy food, saw so many pandas, and so many people spitting.  It is my 3rd trip here … Continue reading How is my China Trip Going? Part 5 or 6…Whatever…

How is my China Trip Going? Part 4: Panda Wine

So currently my internet is very slow so this will be a quicker update. First, I dressed up, drank panda wine in a panda themed waiting area while waiting to hug a panda…definitely more on that later. Then I tried to steal someone’s food, panda wine has that affect on people. GIVE ME THOSE DUMPLINGS Then we had to fly back to Shanghai and apparently … Continue reading How is my China Trip Going? Part 4: Panda Wine

How is my China Trip Going? Part 3: Emergency Dumplings

Today I have to offer a shout-out to Xishu Garden Inn. It’s where I am staying and they helped me through a rough patch in my life.  I woke up at around 6am today in Chengdu, China due to jetlag once again but it was different.  My stomach was on a warpath.  It demanded dumplings and it would not be ignored.  Outside my window I … Continue reading How is my China Trip Going? Part 3: Emergency Dumplings

Meow Wolf aka The Greatest Mystery Exhibit Ever

Over the last year I kept hearing about the fabulously weird place called Meow Wolf so much that I decided to go on a road trip to find out what the big deal was.  We made a couple other stops on the way that were worth their own writeups here and here. Let me say this first, I loved this place.  The exhibit we saw … Continue reading Meow Wolf aka The Greatest Mystery Exhibit Ever

Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam – Yes, I Was Kind of High

One of my fondest memories with my dad was our 2nd European trip when we decided to go to Amsterdam.  Now, my father is a very conservative, goofy, yet a bit rigid man and I was not really sure how he would handle a city like Amsterdam.  Overall, besides getting into a WW2 argument with a ticket taker, he seemed to love it. Side note, … Continue reading Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam – Yes, I Was Kind of High

Swimming With Giants – Photos from Snorkeling in Hawaii

Back in the day I had a pretty solid underwater photography setup that I was very fond of.  However, as most frequent travelers may attest, valuables do not last.  There was an incident with my equipment and it has taken me quite some time to even get the interest in gathering new gear.  However with a too appealing holiday deal on a Canon G9 X … Continue reading Swimming With Giants – Photos from Snorkeling in Hawaii