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5 things from the West I didn’t know I missed

5 things from the West I didn’t know I missed

Don’t get me wrong, Burma was fun. I’m currently in Laos as well, where, though a friend and I were comically robbed (courtesy of a possibly kleptomaniac mother at our guesthouse, remedied by an embarrassed father and daughter) and the daily rain has made everything …read more

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Broken bones, insane travels and life-upheaval: 2012 in review

Broken bones, insane travels and life-upheaval: 2012 in review

Well. This is one for the records. Admittedly, I was considering starting this post with a pun about the world not ending in 2012, but still being explosive (harhar), but then thought I’d spare you. We could do with less cheesy hyperboles. But honestly – …read more

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The one place you should never go: Olkhon Island, Russia

The one place you should never go: Olkhon Island, Russia

I’m going to let you in on a secret. There’s an island where you should never, ever go. It doesn’t have paved roads. There’s faulty electricity. Nothing is open when you want it to be, because stores seem to take lunch breaks for at least …read more

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