Osaka Overnight: 12-Hour-Kyoto Temple Run

Hideyoshi Toyotomi against the Muromachi; perfect juxtaposition to a most physically taxing battle I was to have with sleep deprivation and fatigue, only to become¬†what I’d simply describe to be a most refreshing immersion, leagues deep into the raw sights and sounds the sophisticated japanese culture had to offer. 1 AM flight onboard Cathay’s Airbus…

Maldives Madness: Living It Local

“The island has its own prison!” says a fairly punctual Mr. Ali as he quotes us an agreeable 25 USD upon meeting us at the airport at 8 AM. Placed in a position of enthusiasm and confusion, a google search of Maafushi showed that it was once called “Leprosy Island”. For one I wasn’t too…