A lot of the buzz on Vientiane is that it's a sleepy backwater town that hardly seems like it should be the capital city of a country in one of the world's most dynamic and frenzied corners of the globe. With neighbors like Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok, and even Phnom Penh, I'll admit that Vientiane is definitely a change of pace .... but things are changing! The Laotian capital is now experiencing a period of fast paced growth and development, but it admittedly still lags beh
I've been missing Asia quite a bit lately. Other than a trip to the Republic of Georgia in 2016 (which is arguably not really Asia even though it's geographically there), I haven't been to one of my favorite corners of the globe since September 2015. And sadly, at this time, there's nothing on the books in the future that would take me back either. It's the eternal struggle of a dedicated traveler - do you branch out and see new things, or return to your old favorites? I'
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Hello! I'm David - world traveler, food aficionado, gay dude, and storyteller. This is where I share amazing sights, delicious dishes, LGBT travel advice, & my favorite stories!