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The Road to Malapascua

If you want to see Thresher sharks, you head to the island of Malapascua in the Philippines, and I wanted to see …

What I Didn’t Do in Cebu

There is a place here on the island of Cebu in the Philippines called Oslob where you can go swimming with whale …

Ock Pop Tok Weavers

While in Luang Prabang, I spent a half day at Ock Pop Tok (“East Meets West” in Laotian), a fiber and weaving …

Update From Thailand

At almost 95%, Buddhism is the overwhelming majority religion in Thailand. Nothing else even comes close. Islam is around 4% and with …

Hong Kong’s Octopus Card

Hong Kong has an excellent metro system and the best way to use that metro system is to pick up an Octopus …

Chasing Dragons

Ever wonder about the thought process behind my travel planning? I can’t really say it’s particularly rigorous. A lot of it has …

Bleeding in Bali

In many of the more relaxed civilizations on the Outer Eastern Rim of the Galaxy, the Hitchhiker’s Guide has already supplanted the …

Road to Sipadan

“I have seen other places like Sipadan, 45 years ago, but now, no more. Now, we have found again an untouched piece …