If you ever come to New Orleans, I will take you my favorite bar. I won’t tell you it’s my favorite, we’ll just go and hang out for a bit. If you’re my kind of person, and I’ve seen this happen several times, somewhere around your second drink, you’ll look
One of the last things I did before publishing my book, Stranger in a Stranger Land: My Six Years in Korea, was work on the dedication section, not that the many people who I wanted to thank and acknowledge hadn’t been on my mind the whole time. I guess I
As an American who just finished a ten month trip around the world, this might sound weird, but one of the biggest culture shocks I experienced happened when I arrived in Europe. After seven months backpacking in Asia and another 9 months living in South Korea, being back in the
For almost eight of the last 15 years of my life, I've lived outside of America. Most of that time was spent in Asia, but I also lived in Southern Africa and have traveled extensively through Europe, and Central and South America. I won't bore you with all the exact details,
Editor's Note: For a few weeks in March of 2014, Jay took a tour of South East Asia to the newly opened country of Myanmar. Here is some of what he saw.
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In my last travel blog update, I talked about some of my overall impressions of this recently opened country. This week I talk about the places I went and things I saw and did.
I was lucky enough to meet Jay on the plane flying into Myanmar. This was great
Myanmar: Part 1
This is not like my previous travel blogs where I detailed places I went and things I did. This is a blog about what I thought about Myanmar and is also aimed at giving travel tips and info because I found many travel sources were very out of
Langkawi, Malaysia 2/24-3/3
I've broken the first rule of travel...well, at least a top five rule: I've been traveling with expectations. I've been looking for a very chilled out place that has a good social scene where it's easy to meet people. I would normally argue that the very best way