Destination Guides

Browse through the detailed destination guides I’ve created for all the more than three-dozen countries I’ve visited.

How Not to Fuck Up Asia’s Most Epic Island Day Trip

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My decision to make a day trip from Kota Kinabalu to the remote island of Bohey Dulang was significantly outside the bounds of a standard “adventure.”

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You’re Probably Not Going to See Tigers Here

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Most of the animals you see here will be deer, and although you might also happen upon some rhinos and elephants as well, you’re almost guaranteed not to see a tiger.

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How to Get a Russia Visa

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One of the many reasons I held off visiting Russia as long as I did was the complicated visa process.

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Is Thailand Cheap?

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Today’s post aims to separate fact from fiction—is Thailand actually that cheap?

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The Best Day Trips from Barcelona

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The idea of leaving Barcelona for a day might seem counterintuitive, with all there is to see and do in the city center.

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All Malaysia’s Best-Fed Vanity

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Malaysia, Truly Asia. Does vanity get better fed than that?

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Three Days in Kuala Lumpur

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The truth of my history here (which I’ll explain in the body of this post) is complicated. Thankfully, enjoying three days in Kuala Lumpur is not.

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Circling The Whirlpool’s Edge

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Everyone, deep in their hearts, is waiting for the end of the world to come.

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