I know I haven’t posted in over a week, and this is why. First, a crazy few days in Tokyo, and now, KNEE-DEEP POWDER in Niseko, Japan. I have been writing furiously in my notebook, however, and promise to soon drag myself away from the Japanese baths for long enough to put up some posts.
We visited a local orphanage on Christmas Eve day. Dan wanted to carry on his Dad’s tradition and dress as (a very skinny!) Santa Claus. After making gingerbread houses with the older kids, we got to hang out with the tiny and unbelievably adorable ones. One little boy immediately ran up to Dan, er, Santa […]
I actually learned about Kim Jong Il’s death on Facebook. At first, I was mortified, then I realized that that is how news travels nowadays. My Facebook newsfeed alerted me 10 minutes before my “New York Times Breaking News Alert” arrived in my inbox. Scary times we live in when we learn news from Facebook, […]
That’s my mission. I learned the great art of jumpy pictures from one of my best friends, Elisabeth, and have since used it to spice up my travel photos (and life in general). I hope you’ll follow and support me on my mission to take a perfect jumpy pic on every continent. So far, I […]
We’d been driving around in our converted Soviet van for a few hours now. I’m tired, hot, and a bit cranky when we pull over at a ger (traditional Mongolian dwelling) in the middle of nowhere. I don’t even have the chance to pull off my super-sexy motion sickness bands before I spot it. A […]