Going to Bali, I guess…

Going to Bali, I guess…

Even saying Bali instantly conjures images of House Hunters International. Ben likes the business suite near town center with airport access for work while Ashley prefers the traditional bungalow with beach access for her hot yoga. “But Benny boo” Ashley squeaks, while tiptoeing around what appears to be a trust fund surfer’s piss.

Touch down in Jakarta

Touch down in Jakarta

It’s always so good to be back in this side of the world. Immediately something will happen to reinforce the wanderlust and validate the hustle. For me the first thing to give me this elation after being ten toes down in Jakarta was the cab ride from the airport.

Kansas City BBQ in Saigon

Kansas City BBQ in Saigon


I limped out of the airport in Saigon. It was late at night, or early in the morning. It was the devils hours. My stomach was full of meds, still dealing with issues from Isaan. Was it the boar bile or the McDonalds coffee? I will never know.

Mr Boy Ice Cream

Mr Boy Ice Cream

It started as a question mark early on at Aep. What do we do with the private dining room? It is huge, out of the way for servers and has an awkward side entrance. The 400 square foot space began turning in my head and we used it as storage for a few months.

Vintage Japanese bike show

Vintage Japanese bike show

Okay, it wasn’t the sunny day Claudia and I were hoping for but we are just pulling up to the Vintage Japanese Bike Club’s spring show and okay, it is also just a parking lot and not the huge spread we thought it would be… It is a great assortment of rad bikes though and he first thing I saw was a Husqvarna scrambler straight out of the film On Any Sunday.