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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 …

Will Work For Guacamole

So my neighbor Luis stopped by to ask if he could borrow the picker to grab some avocados from his tree. More …

Dog Days in Vieques

Stay on Vieques for long and you’ll notice the stray dogs. I don’t know if there are more of them here than …

Great Ocean Road

Annnnd I’m back. Sorry for the silence on Facebook, but I’ve had a bunch of stuff going on, some of it fun, …

One Crowded Night

I went to White Night here in Melbourne last night. It’s a cross between St. Petersburg’s celebration of the midnight sun (which …

Sydney Intervention

I went down to Town Hall yesterday to take a free walking tour, stopping to pick up an overpriced latte on the …

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 …