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Khardung La Pass, Ledakh, India

Disaster in Kashmir, Part 1: Love in Ladakh

Bad Mike

Four beautiful women, an Israeli hunk, and Bad Mike share a hotel on the wild fringes of Kashmir. They thought their problems ended at lust and love. Then the rivers rose and mountains crumbled. Part one of this series sets the stage for the disaster that was to come.

The Other Side of Singapore

Wade Shepard

I’m told about the ways of Singapore’s nightlife.

The Reality of Fines and “Strange Laws” in Singapore

Wade Shepard

It seems as if you can be fined for almost anything in Singapore, but is this really how things are there?

Nightmare Travel in China

Lawrence Hamilton

Lawrence Hamilton pushes himself beyond the brink to find the meaning of travel in a misadventure that spans across central China.

In Focus: Pulau Ubin, Traveling to Singapore’s Final Frontier

Wade Shepard

I journeyed to Singapore’s final frontier: a completely undeveloped island of forests and small villages just a ten minute boat ride from the raging city.

The Yerba Mate Experience: Understanding Argentina’s National Habit

David Fegan

David Fegan shares yerba mate with Buenos Aires locals and asks what their ‘national infusion’ means to them.

Dear China, It’s Not Me, it’s You

Lawrence Hamilton

Lawrence Hamiliton lives the true China expat experience, which is some strange stalemate between the contending forces of being repelled and held captivated.

A Very Chinese Solution

The Chinese way is real, and no matter how long you've been here you will never understand it. Fortunately, it somehow works.

(©ALINE MUNIZ DE VIILHENA)

A tired and slightly cultured-shocked David Fegan appreciates Sucre for its more familiar, low-cost comforts.

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My wife watched a Chinese woman hock a gob of spit onto a child who was bitten. Here's why.

Technical errors had resulted in three posts going live prematurely this week. If some posts seemed unfinished that's because they were. To bloggers: beware of the Wordpress Android app.

Khardung La Pass, Ledakh, India

Four beautiful women, an Israeli hunk, and Bad Mike share a hotel on the wild fringes of Kashmir. They thought their problems ended at lust and love. Then the rivers rose and mountains crumbled. Part one of this series sets the stage for the disaster that was to come.

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Mapping and navigating cultures is part of the intrigue of travel. But what happens when complete BS no longer fazes you?

The Road Ahead: Wade to the Philippines

Wade is getting ready to go to the Philippines. Find out where he plans to go and what he intends to do.

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Travel Has Become Too Easy and This is Good

The art of world travel has changed. This is good.

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David Fegan tries SLACKLINE for the first time in Rosario, Argentina.

My Impression of Singapore

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What my experience of Singapore was like.

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China and the USA have made a partnership to increase the free flow of people between each other's countries. This is a good move for world travel and global cooperation that more countries will hopefully adopt.

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I talked with a young Singaporean guy who taught me about the compulsory two years of national service he's doing.

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The cities of the future will be green -- literally. Singapore has taken green architecture to it's logical next step and jump started a trend that will probably cover the cities of the world very soon.

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Coffee in Singapore is really its own thing -- and this is good.

The Other Side of Singapore

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I'm told about the ways of Singapore's nightlife.

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The game has changed, you either adapt and survive or go home.

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The story of changing a flight the old fashioned way.

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Are All English Teachers Degenerates and Perverts?

The start of a new series on Vagabond Journey about the unsavory side of teaching English abroad.

Hawker Centers in Singapore

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This is how the people of Singapore eat.

7 Iconic Aussie Foods You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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Have you ever wondered what typical Australian foods are?

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