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Will You Regret it Later?

The year was 1998 and it was our fourth or fifth time in Bangkok. We were losing count, but we had been there enough that we knew multiple city bus routes well. Once again, we were pondering a side trip to

Sorry, But Conservation Costs Money

Maybe it’s not fair, but some some places have to be budget-busters for shoestring travelers. A new article of mine is up on Transitions Abroad – Man vs. Man: Saving the Galapagos. It’s about all the behind-the-scenes efforts that a lot

Avoiding the Crush at Ankor Wat Takes Time and Effort

My one big huge regret from my three backpacking trips around the world is that I didn’t make it to Ankor Wat. Every time I was in nearby Thailand or Vietnam, there was some kind of unrest going on in Cambodia,

Cheap Travel in Southeast Asia

I’ll admit this blog has focused more heavily on Latin America lately than Europe or Asia, partly because that’s where I’ve been spending more time. (“No jet lag” is a powerful incentive when you’re not on a long-term jaunt.) So it’s