Travel Life Hack: Washing/Drying Your...

23rd Feb, 2016

If you travel enough, you will inevitably find yourself washing your socks, underwear, and at least two or three t-shirts in a hotel bathroom sink. As any experienced traveler will…

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How to Be Happy Forever

7th Jan, 2016

I am talking about relationships with a friend in a dark restaurant. Rand has left the table for a moment, ostensibly to use the bathroom, though most likely to try…

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7 Pre-Vacation Life Hacks, and The One...

7th May, 2015

I’m currently in the panicked state of getting ready for an upcoming trip, knowing that no matter how many times I go over my packing list, I will inevitably forget…

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Cambodia: First Impressions. Lesson...

14th Jul, 2014

  We arrived late on a Saturday night, by way of Seoul, a 12-hour flight followed by a 5-hour one. We’d elected to have a car pick us up from…

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10 Things You Should Do Before Having...

2nd Mar, 2014

I got an email the other day from someone who was about to have brain surgery. This, in and of itself, isn’t anything new – since writing about my own…

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70 Things I’ve Learned From...

21st Oct, 2013

This is my thousandth post. My thousandth. I can’t really get my head around that number. There are few things, short of bodily functions and actions taken to sustain my…

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20 Things You Can Expect After Brain...

28th Aug, 2013

– Today, a friend of mine is having surgery to remove a brain tumor. We talked about it a little bit last year, not long after my surgery. His doctors…

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What to do In Paris on a Sunday

14th Aug, 2013

– Paris, like most European cities, is a barren wasteland on a Sunday. The shops are all closed, the pastisseries boarded up, the streets empty. You can walk for hours…

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Travel Tip #56

22nd Jul, 2013

  Tip: #56: If you can’t find a chair, improvise. (In case you want to see travel tips 1-55).

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