Friday, December 14, 2018

An Open Letter to Australia: Please Don’t Relinquish Your Freedom just...

Dear Australia, On September 12, 2014, the Federal Government of Australia raised its terror alert level to 'high' for the first time ever. The second...

Serbia: Saints and Sljivovica

The Serbs seem to have an awful lot of Saints. The nation doesn't seem overtly religious as a whole (though it does have a...

An Omani Road Trip

Distance: 2,492 km     Duration: 58 hours     Vehicles destroyed: 0 All in all, having already been hit twice while driving during my...

Starting Over… Again.

Even for people used to living in cultures other than their own, where sometimes practically nothing seems to make sense, shifting to a new...

South Korea: Where Prostitution Fixes Everything

I've pondered before on the Koreans' relaxed, if generally unspoken attitudes regarding the world's oldest profession. For an illegal industry nobody seems too concerned...

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

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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...

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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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