It is a rule of travel to always try the local drink of choice.
Drink Drank Drunk
I Have A Drinking Problem
But it’s not the kind you probably imagine.
A Visit To A Brunei Speakeasy
But of course bars in Brunei don’t really exist.
Drinking In Malaysia
Drinking a beer, hanging out with the overseas Chinese.
A Night with Shanghai Businessmen
What is gained and what is lost from walking a wayward path.
Hangin’ With Charlie In ‘Nam
A hero falls in Tua Hai. Falls out of his chair, that is. Too much Tiger Beer was his reward.
Olafsvik, Iceland Partying and Culture
OLAFSVIK, Iceland- “There is nothing to do here. Look around, there is nothing,” an 18 year old kid in a bar in Olafsvik explained. His statements were by now seeming to me like a mantra of youth in rural Iceland. This time, finding his town beautiful and full of life, I countered his statement. “Look around, this [...]
Pipe Talk and Graffiti in Budapest
Pipe Talk and Graffiti in Budapest“Do you know Bairro Alto?” he asked me, “Everybody hates it [graffiti] there. But to me it is a newspaper on the walls. Most of the people hate that bullshit. ‘That graffiti, that graffiti’ [they say] . . . To me it is a newspaper. I am reading right now [...]
Czech Friends Hockey Talk Hardcore Music Police
Czech Friends, Hockey Talk, Hardcore Music, and the PoliceI was feeling a little drawn out last night. I had worked all day on completing the Hobohideout pages for the Poets Corner Hostel in Olomouc Czech Republic, wrote a little, put my bicycle gear in order, and then realized that it was 11PM. I did not [...]
One Week in Prague Czech Republic
One Week in Prague Czech RepublicDrunks yelling, intoxicated laughing, Englishmen fighting, and the smell of a dorm room that neither slept nor washed.One week in Prague.A week my constitution could have done without, but one which my heart reveled in. I had fun. I needed this Prague week of people running all around, cheap beer, [...]