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Art & Social Action in Cambodia

Hello iyashinoshigoto, Today I am reminiscing about my first and only trip to Southeast Asia. Cambodia, to be exact. Oddly enough, Cambodia had never been…

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A Gypsy Sleepover in Valeni, Romania

So-caress iyashinoshigoto? Thought I’d stop with the layover talk for a while and tell you another one of my strange travel tales. This one happened…

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The Art of the Layover: Miami, South Beach Edition

Oh hey iyashinoshigoto, from Miami! Thought I’d go ” live” today and blog about what’s happening right now rather than reporting on it later. First…

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The Art of the Layover: Newark, New York City Edition

Hello iyashinoshigoto,   The time has come for me to start planning my journey back to Sweden from America. I’ve got a few options that…

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Taking a Ride on a Greyhound Bus – Orange County to San Francisco

Hey iyashinoshigoto, When you hear “Greyhound bus”, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Ghetto? Shadiness? Halfway house on wheels? For me it…

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Music is the Ultimate Souvenir

Going to bring it down a notch and talk about something a bit lighter than kidnappings and almost getting jacked for this week’s post. I…

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In Los Angeles? Get Yourself to The Getty!

Hello iyashinoshigoto, I’m writing this post a little embarrassed because it’s about my first trip to The Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Why embarrassed, you…

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Talking to Strangers: Breakfast with the Businessman from Moscow

A couple weeks ago I talked about going with your gut in order to avoid bad or potentially life threatening situations when traveling; this week…

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Experimenting with Boutique Hotels & Winter in Central Europe

Today’s post is going to be a bit different. It is going to be about a travel experiment I recently conducted in Central Europe. Basically,…

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On Couchsurfing, Kidnapping and Back-up Plans

Hello iyashinoshigoto, Envision yourself in this situation for just a moment: you are sitting on a bus on your way to a city and country…

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