Tag Archive | "Carry"

Hot Climate Travel Safety Tips

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

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Once upon a time, in March 2007 in fact, I visited Cambodia. One afternoon at around midday I went to a land mine museum and met an amputee orphan who told stories about the land mines and the devastation they caused. While he was talking, I felt myself swaying. His voice sounded far away. Spots […]

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Lost Luggage: Where Did My Suitcase Go?

Friday, July 6, 2007

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Inspired by the very funny Airport Luggage: The Bermuda Triangle Extends on Ubertramp.com. If you’ve been on a plane more than once, chances are your luggage has been ‘misplaced’ at some point. In the grand scheme of things, lost luggage is not a tragedy. But after a butt-numbing 20 hours in a plane (New Zealand […]

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Culture Shock!

Saturday, June 23, 2007

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Culture Shock hits most travelers at some stage. It hit me the first time I left New Zealand properly (as in, packed up and moved away for my first OE) when I arrived in Bangkok. Bangkok is smoggy, hot, hectic, basically very foreign if you’re from the country where Hobbiton was set. So I hid […]

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