Tag Archives: travel writing

People Who Make Us Insecure

The travel world is much like any other world – kind of shitty. But it’s a slightly more interesting realm than most, due to the myriad types of globetrotters, their backgrounds and goals as varied as the bizarre styles and … Continue reading

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“Lahhhrry”

Name: Lahhhrry Encountered In: Chiang Mai, Thailand “Jeeesus Christ, Steve!… Jesus Christ!” –– Logan, after dinner at Lahhhrry’s Murder was in the air the night we met Couchsurfer Lahhhrry for Shabbat dinner. The first taste of bloodshed coincided with our … Continue reading

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Fun With Private and Public Transport: Thailand and Cambodia

Karaoke, kleptomania, and crunchy munchy tarantulas – all in a day’s bus journey in Southeast Asia! Continue reading

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Lijiang Old Lady Attack

All the greats suffer for their art, and if you consider smart-ass travel blogs to be ‘art’, and wasting entire days in loud, smelly Asian internet cafes ‘suffering’, then it would appear that you’ve, on your own, just defined us as great. … Continue reading

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Through The Liu-king Glass, Pt. 2

Don’t be a dum-dum! Read the First Part! With the end of the workweek graciously ending their time with Ms. Liu, the Boys moved with heavy steps into their next quest, to find Dima the CouchSurfing Host, whose domicile they … Continue reading

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Through The Liu-king Glass…

“[The Bishkek Chinese] embassy is open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays… The embassy recommends a travel agent – well, just a lady really – by the name of Liu who has an office on Toktogul Street, who can do everything for you…” … Continue reading

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Tiger Leaping Gorge: Why We’re Great Travelers

Carved with elegant patience by the furious currents of the Yangtze, Tiger Leaping Gorge – dramatic and audacious in its grandeur, teeming with terrace-toiling Naxi’s, and seemingly burdened with a Chinglish-y name – is a gobstopper of gobsmackery, providing travelers … Continue reading

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