Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Haircuts Abroad: Marseille Edition

Some bloggers write about the UNESCO sites they've visited. Other bloggers write about every plane they've boarded. I choose to document many overlooked areas of travel. The first is obviously pho. The second is espresso. Another...

TPOL The Polyglot: How To Learn Multiple Languages

你好, مرحبا, Здравствуйте, hola, or simply hello. Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Spanish, and English are languages that I am currently studying with varying levels of proficiency. I started out with Pablo Pimsleur Audio Courses and have moved on...

End of the Line: Slingbox in Cyprus

End of the line $!@t. A crazy twist to the end of Vice Principals season one capped off a weird HBO show. The season finale of Ballers wasn't as memorable. What does this have to...

Car Pool Etiquette

What is car pool etiquette? I'm in a Via,  the best bus ride in NYC. I get into the Chevy Suburban and there are two passengers already in the vehicle. Nobody says hello, nobody...

The Tahiti Diet: Making the Bungalow Selfie Count

The countdown is on to my much-anticipated trip around most of the world which covers Dubai, Shanghai, Tahiti, New Zealand, and Tokyo. As such, I am putting in the time at the gym and fine-tuning my diet so...

Nomadic Churning: Where Do You Send Your Card?

I've said it time and time again, there's nothing like receiving a fat stack of envelopes from South Dakota in your mailbox. Living in Arizona for quite a while, they used to show up...

Pablo Pimsleur: Your Guide to Foreign Languages

Call him 保罗, Pablo, or Bulus. Anyway it's written it translates to Paul, my Rosetta Stone for foreign languages. The importance of learning the local languages for international travel goes without saying. It can...

Get Swoll: A Repat’s Guide to Returning Healthy

As an expat living abroad presented many challenges: Where to live How to watch them Detroit Pistons How to stay in touch Where to exercise  What to eat  Returning to the United States, the biggest challenge is how to not...

All Kinds of Gains: An Expat’s Guide to Exercise

Picture a place where N.O.-Xplode costs $100, where rusted weights take you back to that makeshift gym in your parents' basement, and a place where the winters get so cold that your lungs freeze should you...

Are You Ready for Some Football? An Expat’s Survival Guide for American Deportes

It's finally here! College football begins next weekend and the NFL a week after. But, when you live overseas certain sacrifices/adjustments have to be made to stay on top of your game. My apartment...
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