Month: December 2014

Recycled Airplane Stuff – Why So Expensive?

I believe 100 percent that, as a global society, we can’t afford not to recycle. But I also wonder why it’s so hard to afford recycled goods, especially those made from recycled airplane surplus. For travel enthusiasts like me, there …

Sol Republic Tracks Air Headphones Review

After too many miles of travel and too many good, hard hits, my old JVC headphones broke. Not too surprising – they’d traveled from New Zealand to Norway with me. With their demise, I was stuck in that limbo of …

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Find an Australian Island Getaway

I’m still diving further into my research for a future return to Australia. I’m learning something unexpected – there are some great Australian island getaway destinations. Some were already familiar to me, like Tasmania. Others, like Lord Howe Island, …

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Vietnamese Motorbikes Carrying Unbelievable Sh1t

From the moment I arrived to the day I left, I couldn’t stop oggling all the Vietnamese motorbikes carrying unbelievable shit. And you know how I am – I rarely use any sort of profanity in this blog. But I …

Three Australian Adventure Destinations I Missed

Some people think you shouldn’t travel until you can do your destination "justice." That usually  means spending at least a month there, sinking yourself into the surroundings and leaving as few stones unturned as possible.

I understand the sentiment. …

Random Mekong Delta Photos

I know some of the people who see me often are probably tired of hearing stories about Vietnam. I packed a huge amount of fun and culture into my time there (and more than my fair share of delicious food). …

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Best Passenger Planes Flying Today

Some people will tell you that an airliner is an airliner. Don’t believe them. When I book an intercontinental flight, I base my purchase on price, schedule, airline/alliance and – you’d better believe it – aircraft type. Once you read …

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2014 Holiday Gifts for Adventurers

I have a rule – I won’t even start talking about holiday gifts until after Thanksgiving. Well, we’ve passed that milestones, and now I present one of my very few gift lists. This one is my Holiday Gifts for Adventurers …