Archive | February, 2012
Back in the Holy Land: highlights from Israel

Back in the Holy Land: highlights from Israel

I may be in the jungle now, but it doesn’t feel so long ago that I was in the desert. It was a truly unique trip, one of the most curious I’ve ever been on. A whirlwind of travel, an actually free lunch and a …read more

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The next adventure: finally tackling the jungle

The next adventure: finally tackling the jungle

El Nido, the Philippines So, that next test I briefly alluded to in the last post? Well, I better hope that I’m really over my broken leg, because I’m about to tackle much harsher terrain than the city streets of Japan… Third largest island on …read more

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Travel as medicine: how Japan got me over a broken leg

Travel as medicine: how Japan got me over a broken leg

I survived! No-one is more surprised than me….but first, let me explain. Japan, to say the least, was an impromptu trip. As of mid-January, I’d been on crutches for almost two and a half months, which had whittled my social life down to the movie …read more

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Hippies and veggies: farmers markets of the Pacific Northwest

Hippies and veggies: farmers markets of the Pacific Northwest

There’s one thing that I really, really miss here in Korea. Y’see, I can be a bit of a hippie sometimes, especially when it comes to food. It’s the Californian influence. Slap the words organic, local, free-range, macrobiotic, or raw vegan on something and I …read more

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