Halong Bay, Vietnam

Believe it or not, I once spent the night on a wooden pirate junk in Halong Bay, one of Vietnam’s (and the world’s) World Heritage Sites and, more importantly, one…

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Cape Town nature walks

Is there anything more delightful than a nature walk in Cape Town? There are a few things I don’t like about Cape Town: the ocean is too cold to swim in (unlike lovely Durban…

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Whiskeys of the World

Whiskey is a distilled spirit made from fermented grain mash, and its etymology roughly translates to “water of life.”  It’s most commonly associated with Scotland,…

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