Angkor Wat

Cambodians (actually, people from all of the countries we visited in South-East Asia) love children.  “Hi, baby!” and “Hi, boy!” were near constant refrains during our stay.  One night, when we ate dinner at a do-it-yourself barbecue place on the street in Siem Reap, a waitress took Jude out of his chair and brought him dancing (in our full view) across the street to a French funk band that was playing on a small stage next to a giant gaudy Christmas tree and a tank full of those ubiquitous massage fish.  He loved it.  “More dancing,” he told us for the rest of the night. Continue reading »

 

Jude in Hanoi

Christmas is big in Vietnam. Continue reading »

Nov 292011
 

A good feeling runs through Luang Prabang.  It sounds cheesy, but there is something almost cosmically happy and upbeat about this place.  Part of this “feeling” no doubt has to do with the beautiful setting.  More than that though, the locals’ positive attitude and laidback demeanor surely rubs off on tourists.  The owner of our hotel told us that he and his wife can tell how long a tourist has been in town by the speed of his or her gait.  A faster clip on day one gives way to a gentle stroll by day three. Continue reading »

 

Bliss all Thai’d up, Czeching out the trendy fish spa treatment in Prague.

We noticed an unusual and alarming trend during our recent stay in Prague: Czech and foreign women were voluntarily submerging their feet into tanks filled with carnivorous fish that would then eat (apparently superfluous) pieces of said women’s feet.  Continue reading »

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