wild tea of jirisan

The Misty Mountains of Jirisan, South Korea

Jirisan is a mountain range in the far south of South Korea. The surrounding county, Hadong, is home to Korea’s “wild tea”, which has been cultivated here for over 1000 years. I arrived late in the afternoon with my wife and we took a bus through beautiful scenery following the river to the village of …

koh chang beach

Koh Chang Thailand – Perfect Place to Chillout

I’ve been in Asia eleven years now, and still never been to Thailand! I decided to change that, and got in contact with my friend Kieren Krygier, who runs The Martial Man, and he suggested I go to Koh Chang. Koh Chang is Thailand’s second largest island, and is right up on the border with …