Category Archives: USA

Life after the presidency: What’s lies in store for the Talking Yam?

One day, this miserable period in US political history will be behind us.   Winters will come and go, giving way to springs and summers, and autumns that will once again strip leaves from the trees and long evenings from our days like the tRump Administration has wrested hope from our lives. Wall Street execs will buy new Mercedes, BMWs […]

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My ‘favoritest’ of all my favorite places

“Of all the places you’ve been, which speaks to you the most?”a close friend asked me recently. “What was the most memorable, most special?” My mind toured some of the more stunning vistas, pulse-accelerating experiences and heart-warming encounters Gabi and I have experienced as we’ve made our way throughout the world. Varanassi, India. Machu Picchu, Peru. Angkor Wat, and Phnom […]

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Oh, THAT Orlando International Airport…

Leave it to the uncivilized frontier of central Florida to throw a serious wrench into our travel plans. We are veterans of air, bus and train travel in some of the world’s edgiest of  places, having negotiated the quirky schedules and logistical challenges of the likes of India, China, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand and a good chunk of Europe. We have […]

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