Ladyboy dances and ping pong vaginas: Shows in Pattaya, in review
Thailand

Ladyboy dances and ping pong vaginas: Shows in Pattaya, in review

Do people wake up in the morning and say, “I want to see people who may have been forced into sex work shoot ping pong balls out of their vagina”? Because I do not. Yet following a Vietnamese tradition of…

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What to see on a weekend roadtrip in Alaska from Anchorage
Alaska

What to see on a weekend roadtrip in Alaska from Anchorage

Road tripping in Alaska is my absolute favorite. The roads are empty and long, the mountains are rugged and dramatic, the nature is full of wild, native animals. You can get lost for hours without a plan and still run…

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Best beautiful hikes in Washington for beginners
Washington

Best beautiful hikes in Washington for beginners

Washington is honestly one of the most beautiful places ever- especially if you get out on a hike. “But I’ve never really hiked before. I’m nervous!” “I’m soooo out of shape. I wouldn’t last on a hike!” “I want to…

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Best food in Hanoi: 5 essential local dishes
Hanoi

Best food in Hanoi: 5 essential local dishes

You can find Vietnam’s best food in Hanoi, in my opinion. If your taste buds are anything like mine, you crave bold flavor explosions – fresh or crisp vegetables – perfectly grilled meats – carbs, carbs, and more carbs. Vietnam…

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What not to miss in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai
Thailand

What not to miss in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai

I did NOT like Thailand when I first went. My friends and I visited Bangkok and Pattaya, and everywhere we went was filled with grumpy tourists and depressed sex workers. Plus the heat, humidity, smog, and crowds did not make…

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