Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Do You Have a Visa?

The U.S. passport is the gold standard of passports, or so I used to believe. In 2007 my friends and I were supposed to go to Brazil for New Years only yours truly was...

The Customs of the Chinese

Attending an international business school for my MBA, I was taught to appreciate the cultural customs of foreign countries. Certain behaviors that are commonplace in the United States are insulting abroad. But, this isn't a...

Your Fee to Leave

You're not free to leave because you have to pay the fee. Philippines, Costa Rica, and Bali, Indonesia all charge this nonsense departure tax that is supposed to support airport infrastructure or youth development...

The TSA Won’t Jam

The TSA won't jam nor would the security at the Turkish airport, the Emirates airport, and any other airport on any given day for that matter. "Laptops, liquids, gels, aerosols must be removed from your...

House Hunters International: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Today on House Hunters International, a lawyer leaves the desert of the Sonoran for the grind of the Gobi. Join us today for House Hunter’s International as we head to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Mongolia, the land...

C n B: An Expat’s Guide to Eating Healthy

C n B is famously known among my friends as the acronym for my staple diet, chicken and broccoli. Add in egg whites and you'll be ready for the douche-baggery of a summer Las...

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...

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...

True Detective: The Case of the Stolen iPhone [Act I]

You go out, you party, you wake up to anxiety. Where is my camera, how much money did I spend, where is my phone? Still in a daze, you are happy to find that your camera...

True Detective: The Case of the Stolen iPhone [Act II]

Yesterday we learned that our victim, Trent, lost his phone in Virginia. What was not made clear is that the potential hero, Alvin, was not with Trent when this occurred. He was in his...
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