Tag Archives: Asia

Becoming Top Chef on your Next Vacation

Television shows such as Top Chef and Chopped have exploded in popularity in recent years, and travel to another city or country offers the perfect opportunity to learn a new cuisine or cooking style. Cooking schools give travelers the opportunity to participate in such culinary challenges themselves—and learn a little more about the region they […]

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They Call It Myanmar

I have never written a post on this blog two days in a row, until now. But I wanted to follow up on my piece yesterday about the beautiful, magical Inle Lake in Myanmar (formerly Burma). After posting yesterday’s story on one of the most unique and incredible places I have ever been, last night […]

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Inle Lake, Myanmar: The Land that Time Forgot

The longboat glided silently through the water, as the narrow channel opened up into the large expanse of Inle Lake. The shores seemed very far away, their green mountaintops disappearing into misty clouds. We passed other boats occasionally; mostly fishermen who swung their nets overhead and moved their wooden craft with a unique one-legged rowing […]

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