Archive | March 2016

Tuat and Wang’s Children Play Place and Bar

3

Only in Asia.  Making fun of mistranslations is a game that never gets old.  What’s even better is when there’s a childlike duck painted on the wall next to the cocktail special and a swing set that can also be used as set up space for the Friday night band.  Welcome to my friend’s new bar.  His name is Tuat.  His brother, Wang.  Together they wanted a place where families could enjoy a night out together.  The result is in the title.  Vietnam, how I love thee.

Read More…

Advertisements

Honeymoon of Nine Children

DSCN3547

Most couples are surprised to get one honeymoon baby.  We had an average of nine.

The idea of revisiting a place where we’ve already been is not our style.  The more you travel, the longer the list grows of places to visit.  No matter how many places you can check off, the list never gets shorter.  So it was our highest compliment to return to the Philippines for our honeymoon.   After becoming engaged in the Philippines last year there was a sentimental component, but really we went back because it’s so fricking cool.

Read More…