Tuesday, November 24, 2020

HMAS Canberra: Private Tour

I had the good fortune to be invited to Sydney to tour of the flagship of the Royal Australian Navy, the HMAS Canberra. Tours...

Helsinki-Tallinn. A European Ferry

I always thought of ferries as a rather mundane but necessary mode of transport to some. I mean, it's simply a necessity in some...

Your Maid Might try to Escape, Saudi Police Warn

With the holy month of Ramadan about to commence, Saudi police have warned citizens to keep a close eye on their maids, who may...

Viral videos – North Korea vs. South Korea

Ok, I thought it was pretty funny that these two videos were released at the same time... The two videos nicely represent two very different...

Remember that time when we all Celebrated Pride?

Just a few weeks ago, hundreds of millions of people were super-excited about the new and improved rights of gay couples, as decided by a...

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A holiday in Iran

The world is a scary place. That's what I keep hearing anyway, and right now, the omnipresent threat to my personal safety, freedom, employment,...

‘This Isn’t Happening’. Prostitution in Korea. Does it actually exist?

A young Korean friend asked for a little help with a short essay he had written for his university English class. We chatted over...

The World’s Worst Mass Murderers

By this title I don't mean of course to speak of people who decided for whatever reason to go on a killing spree but...

Christmas in Oman

It may not shock to hear that life in the Middle east is a touch different to that in the west. We all know...

I had a White People Problem in Africa

I finally stepped out of the airport, breathed the fresh air and looked up at big, blue African skies. Three seconds later I lowered my gaze and...

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