Tuesday, December 7, 2021

CNN Breaking News?

CNN is the worst. The news agency loves its slogan, "This is CNN". Now, that trademark has taken on a whole new meaning confusing reporting for nonsense. Look to Twitter for CNN Breaking News...

They Got the Golden Arches, Mine Is the Golden Arcs

More gold than a flight on Emirates A380. Welcome to Shewdagon Pagoda. The last stop of my Yangon tour should be your first. Gold, gold, gold as far as the eye can see and even...

Fitting in Yangon

The Flight of the Conchords episode where Murray advises Bret and Jermaine to prominently carry a map of New York and avoid the main streets for back alleys to ensure their safety is the...

Merry Christmas from Yangon

Merry Christmas from Yangon! Not quite because I'm delayed in Bangkok but I thought I'd send out what may be the last blog post of the year depending on WI-FI availability. I've set up a tentative...

Local or Chain: Chiang Rai Take 2

After a Twitter follower or observer Tweeted that Le Meridien Chiang Rai was worth a stay, I got over my backpacker ways and my hoarding of points proclivities by booking a one night stay...

Local Or Chain? Chiang Rai

The tuk tuk pulled me into Le Meridien Chiang Rai which was a stunning resort from the outside. I walked to the check-in desk ready to use my suite upgrade recently awarded by SPG...

Myanmar Visa: No Style Points

Avid travelers love to show off their passport stamps. One of my favorites is from China which features the Great Wall and Mandarin script. Today, after what turned out to be a small crusade...

What Are You Doing on Khaosan Road?

"What are you doing on Khaosan Road?" the taxi driver asked as I jumped into a taxi and  hit the start button on the meter without asking for permission. Like a priest asking for my...

DJ Jazzy Jeff

The headliner and my headline is DJ Jazzy Jeff. Yesterday I went from the bright lights of Bangkok to the verge of blackout courtesy of beats by Jeff. Often nobody asks me, "How do you...

Myanmar Is Closed

Myanmar is closed. That's what a piece of paper said outside the embassy today when I went to put in my visa application. No announcement on their website, no national holiday, and no other reason...
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