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KL and the state of Asian plumbing.

MALAYSIA | Mon, 20 Apr 2015 | By wtarmstrong | Views [571] | Comments [1]

Greetings from glittering Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, or KL as everyone (including all the locals) seem to call it. For the geographically challenged, KL is the capital of Malaysia. The city’s most iconic feature is the Patronas Towers, which from ... Read more >

Tags: bidet, flush, japan, kl, malaysia, patronas, squat, technology, toilets, western


CHINA | Sat, 4 Apr 2015 | By chinaho | Views [378]

Up early and on the bus to Newark airport, we began our adventure. Meeting a pleasant young man from Beijing, we began the halting, laughing, pausing rhythm of speech that is sure to follow for the next month! He looked up words on his phone to talk ... Read more >

Tags: arrival, departure, technology

Tminus 3 still prepping

USA | Mon, 30 Mar 2015 | By chinaho | Views [391] | Comments [1]

To use our new global phone we have had to take the plunge into the icy waters of Android out of the skin temperature iPhone world. After some initial research, we found that we had to have a phone that was unlocked (meaning not tethered to one network), ... Read more >

Tags: phones, preparation, sim cards, technology

Preparing: Last Days in USA

USA | Sat, 28 Mar 2015 | By chinaho | Views [399] | Comments [1]

We have received our Hep A shots and tetanus boosters, and started our typhoid pill regimine, which must be taken every other day the week before departure. Yes, we leave in less than one week! Bought new carry-on sized Osprey backpacks that seem to ... Read more >

Tags: chinese holidays, packing, preparation, quinming, tea, technology, vaccines

Technology and Trips

USA | Mon, 11 Aug 2014 | By kakimono | Views [332]

Nothing says “let's get this trip started!” quite like waiting eagerly for the mail, grabbing a new piece of technology, charging it and working to get new software on it hours before your plane to another continent leaves. Before ... Read more >

Tags: books, e-books, technology

Photos: Middle Kingdom, Middle Class

CHINA | Sat, 8 Jun 2013 | By micro | Photo Gallery

I find China a fascinating place due to the speed at which it is changing and the opposing forces pulling it in different directions. There are visible tensions between old and new, rich and poor, tradition and progress, communism and capitalism, history ... Read more >
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Tags: beijing, china, fashion, middle class, music, shanghai, technology, travel

Organic Living

CANADA | Mon, 15 Oct 2012 | By pmok | Views [870]

My WWOOF experience has taught me more than just about organic farming; it opened my eyes to "organic lifestyle", and it's much more than food, compost, and recycling. Both of my host families are people who prefer and enjoy things made by themselves ... Read more >

Tags: compost, organic lifestyle, recycle, technology

Avoiding Expensive Phone Bills Abroad

WORLDWIDE | Tue, 27 Sep 2011 | By travel-tips | Views [5013]

It's nearly automatic. Upon landing in a new destination, all in one motion we've unbuckled our seatbelt and pulled out our phone, running the full gamut from checking our voicemails and texts to reading emails to posting updates on Twitter and ... Read more >

Tags: disconnect, mobile, phone bills, skype, technology, travel, travel tips

The Real Question: To Pack or Not To Pack?

USA | Thu, 9 Jun 2011 | By alineswala | Views [759]

As I'm preparing for my trip, I am faced with the dilemma that every traveler hates: what to pack and what not to pack?  I asked a travel agent about the logistics of baggage, that thing which is such a hassle to deal with at airports, and she told ... Read more >

Tags: airport, bags, china, internet, packing, technology

Shenzhen + The Window of the World

CHINA | Tue, 4 Jan 2011 | By samvanneilson | Views [600]

So on a Tuesday a few weeks ago I went to Shenzhen. Its quickly becoming very big in China. It is where most people cross over from Honk Kong to mainland China. I went there because crystal was going there to see her cousin so I used her to get me where ... Read more >

Tags: famous, of, shenzhen, shopping, sites, technology, the, window, world

Så var det 2009

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 2 Jan 2009 | By chiclet | Views [1021] | Comments [1]

Jaha, då ska man vänja sig vid att det är 2009. Vi smet iväg till The Rocks och tittade på fyrverkerierna vid tolvslaget på nyår. Maffigt! I vissa avseenden är Australien före Sverige - i alla fall här i storstaden. Men på andra sätt kan det kännas ... Read more >

Tags: sydney festival, technology


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