Adventure, Food, photography

Postcard: Vancouver Island

When we lived in Vancouver, we embarked on a few weekend getaways to Vancouver Island. We would take a spacious ferry across the Georgia Strait, then drive to a house rental on the shore. The first time we arrived at this house, it was in the dark of night. The front gate was obscured from… Continue reading Postcard: Vancouver Island

El Nido
Adventure, photography

Postcard: El Nido, Philippines

This is a throwback to a 2016 trip to the Philippines. For part of the trip, we spent a few days in El Nido, a small city on the island of Palawan. I had never been outside of Manila before then, and I was impressed by the beauty of El Nido. I was also surprised… Continue reading Postcard: El Nido, Philippines

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum Singapore
Adventure, photography

Postcard: Singapore

Here's a look back at Singapore. We were there for about a week in March 2019. I had never been before, and I really enjoyed it. This city-state is sophisticated and easy to navigate by public transportation. Our hotel, The Regent, offered a smartphone in the room that helped us use the bus system so… Continue reading Postcard: Singapore

Adventure, Art

Closeup: Fijian War Clubs

We explored the RoC Market this past Sunday. The market is a popular event held in downtown Suva every third Sunday of the month. It features local small businesses selling artisinal goods, plants and food. One of the booths we stopped at belonged to Fijian artist Alifereti Malai. We were struck by his beautiful artworks… Continue reading Closeup: Fijian War Clubs