INSTAGRAM – It's fun to be bad once in a while. Click and let the mind wander.
THAILAND – New York chef Marc Meyer crossed the globe to learn Thai cooking. It's all about ingredients, elements, combinations.
INSTAGRAM – How much amazing can you handle? The color, sound, and wonder of Southeast Asia will test your limits.
I needed a pink bathing suit. It's all I'll swim in. I tried to get one in NYC, but it turns out pink is a seasonal color. It's year-round for me. Thankfully, they're more sensible in Bangkok.
KOH SAMUI, Thailand – While other travelers to paradise were having plastic surgery, James Sturz decided to carve the flesh of fruits instead.
ASIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST – Kaiseki meals, blooming bougainvilleas, untouched sands, ancient landmarks, pristine blue waters. What's not to love?
If planned and executed properly, chasing the storm gives you the benefit of taking a dream vacation and helping to revive a local economy. Not a bad proposition.
HUA HIN, Thailand – Wineries in Southeast Asia? Yes. New latitude wines are unexpected in so many ways. Just try taking an elephant ride through a Bordeaux vineyard.
BANGKOK, THAILAND – I throw the money down on the table and stare the woman in the eye. Somewhere behind me on stage a woman is doing something unbelievable with her vagina. The tension is palpable. Brooke makes the next move: She grabs my hand and says, "Let's go."
THAILAND, VIETNAM & CAMBODIA – A two-week, whirlwind tour of five cities (and one bay on a Chinese junk). Chef Jimmy Bradley eats his way through Southeast Asia.