Wednesday, December 11, 2019

True Detective: The Case of the Stolen iPhone: The Debrief

iPhone recovered, bounty paid, Trent and Alvin have moved on with their lives. Apart from the entertainment value provided by this installment of the True Detective series, there are serious travel lessons to be...

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

We are in the final act of Trent's iPhone saga. At our last juncture, Trent and Alvin were trying to decide if they should send a letter that would persuade the apparent thief to return...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...
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