Archives

Egg and onion prata in Singapore March 16, 2019
Forced patriotism March 8, 2019
Better late than never, the physical dual SIM Hong Kong iPhone March 5, 2019
The kitten that rescued us from humdrum March 3, 2019
The Cc Zombies February 18, 2019
Never going back February 11, 2019
Peeping into India February 3, 2019
Uyghur food in Osaka January 4, 2019
Hello stinky tofu January 2, 2019
Best laid curry December 16, 2018
First cut is the deepest December 5, 2018
Simple shoes November 17, 2018
Indonesian books and an Afghan movie November 11, 2018
I will possess your city November 10, 2018
The Mac in China November 2, 2018
Such a cute November 1, 2018
The mysterious loss-making yet expanding foreign fast-food chains in Vietnam October 23, 2018
Garlands at the foot of the mountain (movie) October 21, 2018
The red cloth monkey dolls or migawari-zaru October 13, 2018
Using this phone for five years September 29, 2018
Hostel culture and travels in South East Asia September 20, 2018
The gent from India and the curries September 15, 2018
The Indonesian diversity September 2, 2018
The dolls of Awashima Jinja August 30, 2018
Vada Pav, a street snack from Bombay August 20, 2018
A terrible country, a novel about Russia August 1, 2018
Late stage capitalism July 20, 2018
The last tram line in Vladivostok July 19, 2018
Tribes and peoples July 9, 2018
Asia Overland, perhaps the best travel guidebook ever July 7, 2018
Downtown Yangon July 3, 2018
Revisiting the cutest bookseller June 26, 2018
The quiet Americans June 25, 2018
The secret colorful alley in downtown Yangon June 20, 2018
The meeting that changed the world June 16, 2018
The turtle lake in Saigon May 27, 2018
Affordance May 5, 2018
Meeting hacks for South East Asia April 24, 2018
Finding more about a book via podcasts April 2, 2018
The villa at 176 Pasteur April 2, 2018
The Russian dolls in Vietnam March 17, 2018
A Central Asian cafe in Nha Trang February 20, 2018
The learners in Vietnam February 19, 2018
Small things mostly January 20, 2018
Abandoned building in Saigon January 14, 2018
Playing with a stegosaur December 25, 2017
Thought I’d died and gone to heaven December 15, 2017
The new Korean idol November 30, 2017
Singapore budget accommodation guide November 12, 2017
もったいない, do not waste October 26, 2017
A forest in the middle of Tokyo October 6, 2017
I am home, the love of free food September 30, 2017
The ritual September 23, 2017
Stay in Phrom Phong when you come to Bangkok September 10, 2017
Something magical always happens August 17, 2017
The che seller at Nguyen Thai Binh July 30, 2017
The art of traveling light May 30, 2017
The art of getting lost meet in Phnom Penh May 27, 2017
Ocean, Vung Tau May 21, 2017
All you have to do is to exist May 9, 2017
Saigon travel notes April 24, 2017
The open school in South East Asia and beyond December 25, 2016
A face in the crowd December 16, 2016
Visiting a campus in Hanoi December 12, 2016
The ice cream shop by the lake in Hanoi November 30, 2016
Eating bugs in Yamanashi, Japan October 29, 2016
A girl called Brown October 16, 2016
Rain for me is a good excuse to find a new hiding places September 22, 2016
Large dark object that makes familiar sounds August 14, 2016
The Chinatown in Jakarta July 31, 2016
China’s coming war with Asia - I am ready to defect July 31, 2016
Tra Chanh and Umeshu July 23, 2016
Vietnamese cool in Myanmar June 6, 2016
Takoyaki laments May 14, 2016
The cutest bookseller in the world May 8, 2016
Beach combing in Niigata April 16, 2016
Down by the mekong delta April 12, 2016
Someting interesting always happens September 30, 2015
Talking about getting lost in Saigon September 21, 2015
For the love of free food July 1, 2015
The contraband April 28, 2015
Did you ever hear about the girls in China? March 12, 2015
Time travel via outdated travel guides July 30, 2014
Finally, I can apply for that graduate program May 11, 2014
Something wonderful always happens May 4, 2014
A Korean movie about an unlikely friendship March 23, 2014
The wifi girl March 8, 2014
Saigonese rock music from the 1970s March 4, 2014
The last days of Zone 9 January 1, 2014
Dear public speaker, do not be a stranger December 10, 2013
The dynabook November 12, 2013
Too many gadgets August 3, 2013
Chemistry lessons in rural Java May 30, 2013
Singapore’s Lucky Plaza is a good place for stuff from the Philippines March 14, 2013
The Internet Journal in Myanmar December 12, 2012
iPad as the primary work device October 4, 2012
An old raincoat won’t ever let you down August 16, 2012
Handbags and gladrags June 10, 2012
Bokhara or Samarkand? November 27, 2011
Container Terminal 9 November 11, 2011
Teaching teachers June 29, 2011
Cambodian food in Singapore, exotic stuff too April 27, 2011
Traveling without a plan and the art of getting lost April 19, 2011
Raohe street night market February 11, 2011
Kori rotti November 20, 2010
Ika tokkuri, the dried squid decanter December 17, 2009
My new business cards February 24, 2009
Across the Sea of Japan May 15, 2008
The Infobar May 1, 2008
The bang bang, the stick-men of Chongqing November 11, 2007
An electronics mall and internet messaging in China April 19, 2007
Making mochi, and a mochi robot April 4, 2007
Personal and business cards in China and Japan, and Moo Cards March 26, 2007
Oni go away February 2, 2007
Its too hot here March 15, 2006
Reading naughty Vietnamese poems March 14, 2006
Learning math — the fun North Korean way February 8, 2006
Eating mochi January 26, 2006
My Daruma doll January 14, 2006
Postcards make me happy January 8, 2006
Shamian Dao, my little hiding place in Guangzhou November 22, 2005
An Italian Spy in China November 6, 2005
Ramayana November 1, 2005
Sign language used by Vietnamese drivers August 12, 2005
Vegetable shopping on the Mekong river August 7, 2005
What does Beondegi taste like? July 30, 2005
Tibetan food in Chengdu July 5, 2005
The mysterious red color pencils June 30, 2005
May I distrouble you? June 3, 2005
Reminiscing things Russian May 15, 2005
Eating cute things January 6, 2005
The fortune teller, 3D nudes, and Fahrenheit 451 in Chengdu January 5, 2005
The Attic, memoir of a Chinese landlord’s son November 27, 2004
The power of nostalgia October 2, 2004
To make a little girl smile August 11, 2004
Made in India, in China April 10, 2004
Foolish throws in an ancient town February 16, 2004
We were playing Wargames February 11, 2004
A poem for LingLing January 13, 2004
Sometimes, it is good to tell a lie December 12, 2003
My favourite city October 31, 2003
Archaeological find October 22, 2003
The dream of robots July 3, 2003
Taking a wrong bus in the Korean South June 20, 2003
In Ayutthaya March 16, 2003
Of course, we love Ayumi March 6, 2003
Man may build January 5, 2003
Dinner with Lynn December 1, 2002
Endless party August 9, 2002
In the heart of darkness July 16, 2002
In Nanjing June 15, 2002
The island of mystery and magic, Siquijor March 16, 2002
To the end of East (in Tonga) February 14, 2002
Trying Kawa in Fiji February 2, 2002
The land of a million smiles December 30, 2001
The giant in Lao PDR December 26, 2001
The ao dai calendar December 12, 2001
The Vietnamese dub December 10, 2001
The world in her eyes November 15, 2001
Solar charging in high Tibet November 9, 2001
Here no longer be dragons, Yunnan - Tibet border September 12, 2001
I want to stay June 10, 2001
Gazing across the straits February 20, 2001
The other side of the Himalayas February 14, 2001
A snake snack January 31, 2001
Childhood music October 17, 2000
Commodore 64, my first computer May 16, 2000