Tag: Asia

Maeklong Railway | Thailand | A Most Unusual Market

Maeklong Railway | Thailand | A Most Unusual Market

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

  A few hours drive outside of Bangkok in Thailand, there is a market that can only be described as unique.. very, very unique. When I first came here, it was a hive of activity and noise on what appeared to be old train tracks, with stalls and buildings tightly packed to each side. After […]

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Toronto To Tokyo Flight | Air Canada | Executive First Suite

Toronto To Tokyo Flight | Air Canada | Executive First Suite

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The movie fan in me smiled big when I found out that the direct Air Canada  Toronto to Tokyo flight is AC 001. It does have a bit of a James Bond ring to it doesn’t it? Now given that in most James Bond movies, he is either jumping or falling from a plane, I figure […]

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Wadi Rum | Jordan | A Desert Adventure

Wadi Rum | Jordan | A Desert Adventure

| October 9, 2013 | 2 Comments

  Wadi Rum. Jordan. Just the name evokes images of grand deserts and endless dunes, the hot blistering sun, and bedouin roaming on camel trains.  It is the biblical desert, Lawrence of Arabia’s desert, and a worthy rival to the Sahara.  When I was planning my trip to Jordan, Wadi Rum was foremost on my […]

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Dhaka | Bangladesh | A Wedding Story

Dhaka | Bangladesh | A Wedding Story

| October 1, 2013 | 7 Comments

  I had finally landed in Dhaka after an overnight layover in Dubai. This was the first stop in an end-of-the-year tour of some South Asian countries, and for a special reason. My good friend Sara was getting married, as she and her husband had decided to have their wedding in their country of birth […]

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Istanbul | Turkey | Photo Essay

Istanbul | Turkey | Photo Essay

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Blue Mosque at dusk: A classic icon of Constantinople and modern day Istanbul, it is the grandest mosque of them all, and the only one in the world with six minarets – Sultanahmet area   Inside the blue mosque, peering out of its ornate windows as the sunlight floods in.   Sultanahmet old town […]

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Petra | Jordan | Photo Essay

Petra | Jordan | Photo Essay

| August 19, 2013 | 2 Comments

  No trip to Jordan is complete without visiting the ancient city of Petra. And the best way to first experience it is to walk along the bottom of this giant fissure (known in Arabic as a siq) in the sandstone mountains, to its most famous landmark and structure called the Treasury.   Walking through […]

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