Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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...

‘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...

An Unfortunate Forced Landing in the Outback

I've traveled a bit, and never experienced a mishap (flying is indeed safer than driving, especially if you live in the middle east)... except...

Christmas in Oman

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I was Profiled for taking a Short Trip to the Middle...

Some of my travels have taken me to Russia, Iran and North Korea. I'm fairly certain I'm on at least a few "lists" now,...

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