Category Archives: city of contrasts
I have read on multiple blogs recently (and in my guidebook as well) that it can take some time to warm up to Bangkok. That it at first will just seem too overwhelming and chaotic, but that after a few … Continue reading
Beirut, City of Contrasts: Painted cubes in the window of the chic (and outrageously expensive Orient 499) with the old, bombed-out Holiday Inn across the street reflecting back on them.
Last year my most popular post was one where I ranted about Beirut not being a great place for athletically minded people. I guess everyone loves a good rant and I appreciated all of the supportive comments, but . . … Continue reading