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Candles are lit for Passover

Celebrating Passover in Chiang Mai

April 17, 2014, No comments

Rabbis clad in the Orthodox suits stand upon chairs, clapping their hands with smiles on their faces as our makeshift congregation of travelers and ex ...

Kelty Ascender 22

Review: Kelty Ascender 22

April 10, 2014, 35 Comments

I go through more pieces of luggage than I do shoes. Especially now, seeing as I really only have two pairs of shoes (but that’s another story). ...

Monks in Chiang Mai

The blessing of Chiang Mai

April 8, 2014, 5 Comments

Living in Chiang Mai, I am constantly treated to spectacular visual beauty, thanks to the hundreds of temples and religious activities which regularly ...

The island of Solta, Croatia

A cigarette and a view: the coupling of smoking and travel

April 3, 2014, 12 Comments

I sit, tuckered out from a long day of travel. Situated on the former Olympic Steps in Sarajevo, surrounded by green mountains dotted with homes which ...

A temple in Chiang Mai

Tourists behaving badly: how to be PC in Thailand

April 1, 2014, 15 Comments

Tourists behaving badly. It happens everywhere. I’m sure you’ve seen it: drunken bar fights with locals over a bill. Tagging an historic l ...

A map of the world for expats

Questions to ask before becoming an expat

March 24, 2014, 5 Comments

Making the decision to become an expat isn’t an easy one — there are many factors to consider when deciding to live away from your own cou ...


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