Asia’s Strangest Food

This week I published a top 10 list with theexpeditioner.com about the strangest food I've encountered in Asia. When it was published, however, my photos weren't used because they were deemed too graphic/disturbing. You've been warned. The following are the photos that were omitted. To read the entire article click here. 10. Bamboo Worms — Bangkok, …

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Breaking from the Bustle on Green Island, Taiwan

The beating waves of the sea tilt our boat like a metronome -- each rising torrent from the cavity below spraying out liquid on either side to the symphony of the sea. Plastic bags are hung on each row of the boat within grasping distance of queasy passengers. Despite the torrential flailing of the currents below, the …

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A Willing Castaway on Negros, The Philippines

The Philippines, the world’s second largest archipelago next to Indonesia, speckles the eastern side of the South China Sea with thousands of islands blooming with baron beaches, cross-cultured cuisine, and complacent locals wearing content smiles. An illustrious array of diverse languages, topographies and island cultures intertwined with Latin colonialism, the Philippines is a destination that travelers …

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Soaking in the Steam, Wulai

Nestled away between mountainous valleys southeast of Taipei City, lie the frothing hot springs of Wulai, a place noted for its transparent, odorless water.  This geothermic byproduct is siphoned into public bathhouses, private hotels, and soaked-in naturally by visitors of all ages.  Wulai is known as “hot and poisonous” which is a translation of the Atayal phrase kirofu …

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Seeing Saigon from the Backseat

It’s dusk in Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon as it is still locally known, and the haze of the last ounce of light from the crimson setting sun is smothered in smog.  The thousands of motorcycles and scooters that clog the streets of Saigon turn on their headlights lighting up the entire city in …

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