Saturday, October 20, 2018

Tourism in Cambodia: Genocide and Broad Smiles

‘Tuk-tuk?’, a toothless middle-aged guy beamed at me the moment I stepped out of the guesthouse. I smiled back and told him I was...

The First (and Worst) Hollywood Movie Filmed in Korea

In 2008 my wife was approached in the street by a couple of Koreans offering their business cards and a small part in a...

$10,000 worth of Beer to fix a $700 Car (Pt 1)

Once I was a musician. I lived and worked in the Australian outback, where professional competition wasn't fierce. There were less performing musicians than...

Pissed in Praha (Part 1)

Joining fifty thousand others in the Old Town Square it occurred to me that I perhaps wasn't the first fearless adventurer to discover Prague....

Outside the Box (8 Good Reasons to buy a Hearse)

Long ago in a millennium passed, life was different. It was a simple time, when social networking was conducted at the pub, and it...

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Almost 600 years ago some monks in the Belgian village of Hoegaarden, presumably after finishing monking for the day, decided to made some beer......

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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...

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...

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...

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