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We´ve Got a Golden Ticket

SPAIN | Saturday, 25 Aug 2007 | Views [2865] | Comments [2]

If you´re the kind of person that loves to hang out at train stations, or routinely enjoys sitting upright for extended periods of time, then boy have we got a deal for you! I shouldn´t even have to point out to you the benefits of our Eurail Pass ... Read more >

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Ever Seen a Grown Man Cry?

GERMANY | Friday, 15 Jun 2007 | Views [2914] | Comments [1]

If the operators of the Porsche factory tours have never seen a full grown American man (a term I use loosely) cry (which, given their line of work its doubtful the haven't) then they did this day.  Actually, let's call it what it was:  Like a small ... Read more >

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Laos Public Transportation and Life Appreciation

THAILAND | Monday, 14 May 2007 | Views [3000] | Comments [1]

It’s funny.  When you pick the brain of a traveler who has already covered your intended route, you hope for useful and informative feedback and advice.  When you pose the question “where did you eat” or “how did you find the food” you hope to learn ... Read more >

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Our Own Orient Express

THAILAND | Tuesday, 1 May 2007 | Views [1354]

For the right price in Thailand , you can get anywhere any way.  Offer the right amount of money and I suspect you could convince the random passerby to show you around town on his or her back.  But when it comes to public transportation, you're options ... Read more >

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In a Claustrophobic Country

THAILAND | Monday, 30 Apr 2007 | Views [1578]

Imagine a time when you were scared. I'm talking butt cheeks clenched, praying to God that it'll end fast and painless scared. Remember that feeling? Now imagine feeling that way for nine hours. Apparently British Airways felt that Gen and I needed ... Read more >

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NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 8 Feb 2007 | Views [1211] | Comments [1]

So we've arrived in New Zealand, land of the Kiwis!  The flight was nice, Qantas runs a tight ship with excellent accomodations, and my new best fliying pal is ambien! Things have been going smoothly so far, except for the AirBus driver who couldn't ... Read more >

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Day 1

ISRAEL | Wednesday, 3 Jan 2007 | Views [1254]

Physically and mentally exhausted, this plane ride seems to be going on forever. The sun is out, over the left wing, so the glare off the clouds prohibits me from sleeping anymore. Although, in reality, I couldn’t say that I slept much ... Read more >

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