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Please Bump Your Head Carefully

Sunday, August 30, 2009

The reign of Chinglish, the inaccurate public displays of translations, and the source of enjoyment for visitors to China, may soon come to an end in Shanghai. Although you can decipher the message in almost all cases, the numerous files of digital photos telling you to, “leave your values at the front desk,” may be […]

The Wide World Of Micronations

Sunday, August 30, 2009

It’s been three years since the Lonely Planet Micronations hit the shelves. Assuming this one isn’t sitting on your shelf (it’s not on mine); I wondered where I had to go to say I’ve visited one of these pint sized nations. At any given time, there are numerous of these found all over the world. Perhaps, […]

Nothing Like A Nice Cup Of…Weasel Regurgitation?

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Wandering the labyrinth of streets that makes up Hanoi’s Old Quarter district, by no other skill than dumb luck, I found myself on Hang Hanh Street, in other words, “Coffee Street.” I claim not to be a connoisseur in the way of the bean, but have always appreciated a quality cup of Joe, so the […]

Be Heard: Vote For The New 7 Natural Wonders Of The World

Friday, August 28, 2009

Greetings to all in TheExpeditioner nation! I’m excited to dive in here. Let’s wish Matt safe travels and kudos to him for the Hollywood-ready headshots of Hal and I in his last post. Recently, I’ve had the opportunity to see two of the twenty-eight finalists (Jeju Island, Korea and Halong Bay, Vietnam) which are currently being voted […]

The DMZ: Travel To The Most Dangerous Place On Earth

Sunday, July 5, 2009

A trip to the DMZ only heightens the wish that one day, unification for the Koreans will no longer be a dream. By Jon Wick 3/29/09 2:42 p.m. Dora Observatory, DMZ Razor wire surrounded us as soon as we reached the northern border of Seoul. Manned watchtowers lined the rivers and even tanks cloaked in […]

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