One Cup Moments: Buddha’s Crib

When all else fails: choice photos, and a strong steep of tea. “One Cup” in Japan is style of sake that comes pre-packaged in one-cup portions. These photos are for you to enjoy with that one cup of anything – tea, honey, sake, or 50% ABV gin. Date: February, 2020Behind the Lens: So my buddyContinue reading “One Cup Moments: Buddha’s Crib”

One Cup Moment: Night Lights on the Kamogawa

When all else fails: choice photos, and a strong steep of tea. “One Cup” in Japan is style of sake that comes pre-packaged in one-cup portions. These photos are for you to enjoy with that one cup of anything – tea, honey, sake, or 50% ABV gin. Date: June 2020Behind the Lens: There I was,Continue reading “One Cup Moment: Night Lights on the Kamogawa”

Jeju Island’s Seafood is…

Ever opened your fridge and smelled the stank of rotting seafood? Well if you have, you’ll get a taste of what’s coming up in this entry of the Quarter Life Crisis trip: a jaunt around Jeju Island, the tropical Hawaiian paradise-equivalent of Korea. Well, it’s supposed to be a tropical paradise, but Jerry and IContinue reading “Jeju Island’s Seafood is…”

Stories from Sicilia Part One

Everything in Sicily is deep-fried, swimming in oil, and just fucking amazing – “Papa” Giorgio Russo Well, he wasn’t wrong. Our arrival in the southern island of Sicily began with oil, continued with oil, and ended spectacularly, with oil. I could write a book about our time in the southern Italian island of Sicilia, trulyContinue reading “Stories from Sicilia Part One”

Iron Buttocks in the Incan Andes

1 2 3 4 5 6… KRAKATOOOWW ” O.K. 6 miles away…” Our final days in Peru saw Jerry and I fighting tooth and nail through thunder storms on the 5-day trek (trudge) to the Choquequirao Incan ruins and archaeological complex. Well, it’s supposed to be 5 days but we only had three to doContinue reading “Iron Buttocks in the Incan Andes”

Broken Bones and Baby Turtles: Final Days in GuateAMALA

El Paredón, or “the wall,” is a relatively undiscovered Guatemalan coastal village where locals fish in the mangrove rivers and surf the challenging beach breaks. Far removed from the tourist hustle and bustle, El Paredón is where I spent my final adrenaline-pumping days in Guatemala. Arriving at the beach-front hostel just minutes before sunset, IContinue reading “Broken Bones and Baby Turtles: Final Days in GuateAMALA”

Exploding Mountains & Cool Dads: An Acatenango Adventure

Altitude & Alcohol… I always regret the combination, but when Jeremy and I stumbled onto six of the most LIT Guatemalan dads at base camp, we couldn’t refuse their boozy orange liquor. Neither could we soon resist hooting and hollering every time the nearby Volcàn Fuego erupted in spectacular displays of tectonic pyromania. On dayContinue reading “Exploding Mountains & Cool Dads: An Acatenango Adventure”