Posts tagged Asia
As I boarded the plane in Taipei to fly to Hanoi, I was feeling better, but still not up to par (see Sick in Taipei). I figured the cold / flu would disappear in the next couple of days if not in the next few hours. The plane ride was one of the worst of my life. Not because of turbulence or food [...]
I’ve been relatively lucky when it comes to not getting sick while traveling. I’ve had the occasional cold and food poisoning, but surprisingly nothing too major. Except for my trip to Vietnam in December 2004… To be fair, I didn’t get sick while in Vietnam; I wasn’t feeling well in the few days [...]
I’ve had some great train rides and I’ve had some not so great train rides. One of the most painful was a 32 hour train ride from Guangzhou to Xi’an, China. There were multiple reasons behind this, some that I could’ve prevented and others that I couldn’t. I was 19 and studying abroad in Hong Kong [...]
I lived in Japan for 3 years and met the most amazing people. My friends were not largely affected by the earthquake or tsunami, but my thoughts go out to them. I hope their friends and family in the regions close to the affected area are safe and receiving the assistance they need.