Manila: Year of the (Fire) Monkey
Fred C. Wilson III
Walking through Manila’s Chinatown during New Year’s celebrations is an experience in itself.
Greenland: A Melting Arctic Wonder
Icebergs the size of skyscrapers and a domineering ice sheet taking up more than 80% of the total landmass, every world traveler should strive to visit Greenland. But it is suffering from the terrible consequences of global warming.
Danger on the Kyzylkum road.
Three continents -Twenty countries - Rebecca Lowe's
Bicycle Blog to the Middle East
Roughing it in
I checked my guidebook to see if there was anything I could
do in Kyoto for free. It soon became apparent, no.
The Scalia Bomb
Once the death of ultra-conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was announced February 13, the wheels of political discourse, the fluidity of the 2016 presidential campaign, and the very core of the United States Constitution was put into play.
Who Can You Trust?
Why is it that in today’s society there is so much mistrust, of politicians, the media, businesses, you name it?
Mistah Christie - He Dead
Our mostly absentee governor has returned home utterly and completely defeated. His suicidal presidential campaign... ended with barely whimper
Explaining Bernie Sanders
Once it seemed complete madness to consider a 74 year-old, Jewish, self-described Democratic Socialist as a serious candidate for president of the United States.
The Moment of Truth in Spain
One half, that back socialist Sr. Sanchez are willing to strike a deal with almost everyone on the left ... the other half are dead against. 18.2.16 update
My Dublin Odyssey - Alex Worthy
It was a pain to wake up at 4 in the morning to catch our Ryanair flight but it was rewarding to see Dublin so empty.
A New Decadence
The politerati in the West have lost their way and are increasingly divorced from their subjects. Everywhere in the western world we see the rising phenomenon of unconventional politicians and political parties, with either Left or Right labels.
Saturday was the big day. Two driving tests taken when I was living in Hawaii had come back
with negative results due to technical problems...
From the archives:
In the Cote d'Azure
Madness in the Medina:
a week in Marrakech
If you want to get a decent night’s sleep, don’t visit a city with 500 mosques.