Cruising the Mekong River in Northern Laos

Street Food: Chiang Mai Sausage

I love my street food and that goes doubly so for sausage and Chiang Mai, Thailand is famous for many things, one of them being Sai ua, or simply in English – Chiang Mai Sausage. Sai ua is grilled pork sausage and it is a typical food of the Northern provinces and...
Cruising the Mekong River in Northern Laos

Photo: Himalayan Rice Terraces

It was late winter in the Himalayan Mountains when we visited Bhutan. Unlike Bali, high altitude and a cold winter necessitate letting the fields go fallow over the winter. Although quite brown in late February, the fields were alive with women singing as they planted...