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Now and then my memory for one reason or another goes back to something that happened to me a couple of decades ago as I was spending seven months backpacking overland and water through India. The previous day I had booked myself on a slow moving four day boat trip through Kerala’s backwaters from Cochin […]

Aug 17th, 2016 | Filed under Interesting, Opinions and Perspectives, Rants, Travel

I stumbled across this video on YouTube the other day. It is titled Air Afrikaans. Check out this team of narcissistic stewardesses as they belittle and control their helpless customers. The first video is a short version of the full show which is below. The full show

Sep 11th, 2015 | Filed under Travel, Video

My grandma asked me something a couple of decades ago now that I still think about from time to time, she asked “Why don’t I ever hear people whistling anymore? Men used to walk down the road whistling a tune in the morning, now it seems nobody does it anymore. Do people still whistle?” I […]

Jan 7th, 2014 | Filed under Music, Opinions and Perspectives, Travel, Video

A few weeks ago my girlfriend and I decided to take a week off, for a short trip to one of my favorite quiet tropical beaches around the Cambodian/Thai border, just a few kilometers away from the beach I wrote about in “Beach Beyond The Guidebooks” We decided to go to this beach, because the […]

Aug 1st, 2011 | Filed under Travel

A lot of people ask me, how I can afford to travel all the time. The truth is I am not amazingly wealthy, I just don’t spend very much, and save constantly for my next vacation. When I do travel I usually take buses, trains or local boats, and try to avoid expensive transport such […]

Jun 10th, 2011 | Filed under Travel, Video