The Fiery Laos Moonshine

The Fiery Laos Moonshine

Anything home brew feels so precious to me, as it embodies the spirit of the maker. I’ve been fortunate enough to have friends who share their delicious labors of love with me. I’m lucky to enjoy the likes of IPA’s, Umeshu, Limoncello, and my favorite chia spiced kombucha. Knowing that each batch i…
Bamboo: A Poor Man’s Timber

Bamboo: A Poor Man’s Timber

If I had to choose just one plant to survive on an island, it would have to be bamboo. Yes, bamboo. Aside from being one of the oldest building materials, these leafy green poles have a Universe of uses far beyond chopsticks in Asian takeout. Today I’d like to take you up to the mountainous bamboo f…
Laos' Secret Cave City

Laos' Secret Cave City

Stepping into a cave feels otherworldly. The musty chilled air creeps into the nostrils then onto arms, intoxicating our sensory receptors. Prehistoric humans were known to be cave dwellers but only a small portion actually lived in them. The cold, dark and damp shelter was not only inhabitable, but…