Northern Thailand’s Smokey Season

When I picture places like East Asia in my mind I find myself imagining small villages full of huts with thatched roofs and shanty towns where families cook dinners on open fires. It’s funny how even after spending quite a bit of time traveling around east Asia and seeing how westernized it’s truly become, my…

Read More

The Land Of The Plastic Bag

When traveling to Thailand, and most of Asia for that matter, one thing becomes quite apparent remarkably quickly.  The power and importance of the plastic bag. Not only is it a tool that you see people using every day and all day, but it’s an item that you see everywhere, even when it seems out…

Read More

Haoma. Fine Dining The Farm To Table Way

Hello my Nomads!! So, if you haven’t noticed I recently celebrated a Birthday and thanks to my amazing father and stepmother, got to take a little two-week break from writing.  In those two weeks, the night before my birthday in fact, I decided to treat my travel companion and I, Geeky Greeky as I have…

Read More

Penny Royal Farm

Welcome back dear reader.   Last week in honor of Alice’s birthday we offered to give her a brief vacation from blog writing and provide her with a copy about our sustainable studies on Laucala Island in Fiji.  Alice’s stepmum Samantha led the charge on that initial installment about the animal husbandry and amazing food…

Read More

A Leap Abroad to Fiji

A Special Guest Column to Celebrate Alice’s Birthday By Samantha Good & Christopher Kirkham   As you can see from the byline above, this is not a blog by Alice but rather her dad (Christopher) and stepmum (Samantha). We thought it would be fun to give Alice a break this week to celebrate her Birthday!…

Read More