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>> August 29, 2015

9 Habits to Protect You From Muggers, Moneychangers, and Your...

From the first humans to migrate out of Africa 60,000 years ago, to the first men

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>> August 17, 2015

Unplanning: 5 Lessons From The (Death) Road

On an sunny August evening in 2006, I sat in a shanty bus shelter near the bottom

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>> July 18, 2015

Does ‘Taking Photos to Remember’ Actually Make You Forget?

There are countless reasons why we take photos: To tell a story, to share a big

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>> June 30, 2015

Daggy Aggro Bogans: Introduction to Australianisms

Australians speak funny. I learned this pretty quickly seven years ago when I

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>> June 3, 2015

Filters, Family, & Future Hindsight: 13 Tips to Connect with...

The timing of this post may at first appear ironic: I’ve just quit my job, cast

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>> May 25, 2015

You Want Buy From Me? 3 Tips to Become Invisible...

When wandering the streets of Sa Pa, Vietnam, I turned to speak to my brother Jon.

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>> April 16, 2015

Eating the Breeze: 6 Funny and Useful Indonesian Expressions Not...

Bahasa Indonesia (‘language of Indonesia’) is widely considered the easiest

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>> March 30, 2015

6 Unexpected Items I Always Bring Travelling

Put your hand up if you like getting lost or kidnapped? Well yeah, I guess it makes

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>> March 22, 2015

Cockroaches or Comfort: Assessing Your Cheap Asian Hotel Bathroom Quickly

So you’ve just rocked up to a cheap hotel room and trying to decide if you should

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>> February 21, 2015

4 Tips to Bargain Better, with Smiles and Laughs

Many westerners are unaccustomed to bargaining. Like most unfamiliar things, we find

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October 17, 2013

Newbie’s Guide to Sea Kayaking (in Gwaii Haanas)

This list was compiled from conversations with Bryn Hammett; watching YouTube

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