opinion

Sand Dunes and Smokestacks: China’s Wild West

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Follow in my footsteps and head to Gansu, but only once you’ve considered the entirety of this dispatch.

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The Truth About Iran

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The two weeks I spent in Iran informed me and changed me and humbled me, and I ask all of you reading this to humble yourselves.

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Oops…I Did it Again!

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Amazing Thailand, as the marketing slogan goes, always amazes me, no matter how many times I go.

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Here’s Why I Never Blog About Food

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Ever noticed how sparingly I write about or post pictures of food? It’s not a coincidence.

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Ignorant Shit Travelers Say

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Are you guilty?

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Why the Type of Plane You Fly Matters

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Many people believe that aircraft type is superfluous in the (largely) un-elegant era of modern flying. Here’s why they’re wrong.

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Why the Thai Coup Terrifies Me

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The continuation of chaos in Thailand has me scared not of visiting Thailand and not for my friends who live and travel there, but about something much, much bigger.

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Thailand in the Time of Protest

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The 2014 Bangkok protests are of absolutely no danger to travelers – and the mainstream media needs to stop scaring us into thinking this is the case.

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