Taiwan, Travels

Taroko Gorge National Park – Hualien, Taiwan

Has it been a week since I’ve been back in the States. Yes. It has. Everyone I knew in Taiwan had gotten sick and I had managed to avoid it at all costs (thanks to Costco vitamins I think). But, I had a feeling, an intuition, that the 12 hour flight back to LA was… Read More Taroko Gorge National Park – Hualien, Taiwan

Travels

Portland Oregon – Part II

It’s a bit surreal that I’m sitting at LAX right now. This week has blown by so quickly. Kinda like the autumn leaves in Portland Oregon. This will be a mostly photo blog post as the wifi at LAX sucks pretty bad. Friend had taken me to fancy places but I really wanted something simple… Read More Portland Oregon – Part II

Travels

Portland Oregon (72 hours) – Part I

I don’t exactly do last minute flights anywhere. It’s not really my thing. But a friend recently asked me to visit and offered to use his miles to purchase a ticket. I didn’t realize it cost him 50,000 miles to buy a ticket a few days before my trip. He travels extensively for work so… Read More Portland Oregon (72 hours) – Part I

Ramblings, Travels

LAX (Terminal 2: Umami Burger & discoveries )

I had planned a trip for this summer but was privately hoping it wouldn’t happen as I was too busy with work. But this current season has been about re charging my batteries. It was a last minute (or last week) type of planning so the trip departure quickly approached. I am a horrible packer… Read More LAX (Terminal 2: Umami Burger & discoveries )