Tried And True: Japan On The Cheap
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Tried And True: Japan On The Cheap

Japan’s reputation is true; it is expensive as you’ve heard. Matt pretty much nailed it with this post, but it doesn’t have to break the bank (but don’t expect a SE Asia kind of cheap). […]

Your Guide To Cheap Luxury In Southeast Asia
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Your Guide To Cheap Luxury In Southeast Asia

Now that the dollar is back on its seemingly inexorable decline against most world currencies, it’s about time for Americans (and East Timorians, Panamanians, etc. . . ) to start thinking again (as if they […]

That Time I Had Malaria In Mozambique
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That Time I Had Malaria In Mozambique

And I thought that I was just a little hungover, maybe even a little dehydrated. Unfortunately, anytime you’re traveling in a region where malaria has not yet been eradicated (as I was when I was […]

Conquering Tanzania’s Mountain Of God
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Conquering Tanzania’s Mountain Of God

Many of Africa’s greatest adventures lie well away from the main tourist trails. Cameron Fergus climbs Oldoinyo Lengai in Tanzania for a new perspective on God and man. By Cameron Fergus “It’s a volcano, as […]

Tokyo: The Electronics Promised Land
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Tokyo: The Electronics Promised Land

I’ve never been to Norway, until that happens, I won’t know what it’s like to visit the place of your ancestry. For the last couple days, this question has been spinning through my mind as […]

Time To Give A Little Back: Philippines Edition
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Time To Give A Little Back: Philippines Edition

As a kind of bookend to the week here, the Philippines has been in the news all week as a result of some of  “the worst floods to hit Manila and nearby provinces in four […]

Bing vs. The Other Guys: Who’s Got The Cheapest Tickets?
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Bing vs. The Other Guys: Who’s Got The Cheapest Tickets?

In the spirit of “Beach Week” (not to be confused with “Shark Week”, that other perennial, much ballyhooed 7-day national holiday), I decided to conduct a very unscientific study: How does Bing’s new search engine […]

Phuket Is For Lovers . . . Of Amazing Beaches
Phuket Is For Lovers . . . Of Amazing Beaches

Phuket Is For Lovers . . . Of Amazing Beaches

For whatever reason this week seems to be “Beach Week” here at TheExpeditioner.com. Not sure if there’s something subliminal going on, what with the onset of fall and all, but I’m just going to roll […]

Welcome To Diu: Goa 30 Years Ago
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Welcome To Diu: Goa 30 Years Ago

I was only but a slowly developing zygote 30 years ago, but in the world of travel lore, Goa was the place to be around that magical time period during the 1970’s. Today? Not so […]

Kyoto, Japan: You Can’t Rain On This Temple Parade
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Kyoto, Japan: You Can’t Rain On This Temple Parade

The first day or two of any trip to a new country, you really just spend some time getting your bearings. Here in Japan . . . not gonna happen. There’s just too much to […]