Monthly Archives: July 2013

There Is No Such Thing As Weird Food

“Have you eaten any weird food lately?” I get this question often from friends back home. Discovering new food is one of the joys of travel, and my friends know how much I love exploring the cuisines of the world. ...

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Socks and Sinks: Washing Your Clothes On the Road

The traveling life sounds glamorous, until you realize how many times you have to wash your own underwear in a grimy sink. Cheap laundry services and laundromats exist in a few spots, but more often than not, you’re stuck with washing ...

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A Non-Muslim Fasting on Ramadan

My Canadian friend Tracy Glenn is a nurse from Vancouver who lives in Doha, Qatar. In this article on JustHere, she discusses what led her to fasting during Ramadan, even though she is not Muslim herself: Each Ramadan I feel ...

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The Perfect Cinema Experience

Pacific Rim! Or maybe I should say, Peoshipik Rim (퍼시픽 림). I’m a huge kaiju fan, so I made a point to see it on opening day here in Korea. Gone are the days when I had to wait months before ...

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Slow on the Cheap: 5 Ways to Save Money with Slow Travel

(See also Quick and Slow: 5 Ways to Slow Travel on a Tight Schedule.) One of my pet peeves with the way Slow Travel is usually depicted is that it comes across as an activity for the rich and idle. ...

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