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Why There is No Shortage of Toilet Paper in Thailand During COVID-19

Recently, the Prime Minister of Thailand imposed a curfew from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. throughout the country. He added that a 24-hour curfew was under consideration if the number of infected cases didn’t begin to drop below 100 per day. No one knew what that meant. Would we be required to stay…

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Webinar: The Future of Travel in a Post-COVID World Now Available on YouTube

Yesterday I participated in a Webinar organized by Tony and Leanne Argyle of Travatical Magazine that included panelists Ian Usher from House Sitting Magazine and Jane and Duncan Dempster-Smith from To Travel Too. The four of us had a fascinating discussion about travel in a Post-COVID world. We tackled questions such as whether…

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Join Me on a Free Webinar: The Future of Travel in a Post COVID-19 World

Most of my followers know that I’ve temporarily stopped publishing travel stories during the Coronavirus pandemic. However, while there may be less interest in my reading about my travel experiences at the moment, I suspect many of us are wondering about the future of travel after COVID-19. Right now, it feels like we’ll…

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Why Foreigners in Thailand Should Wear a Face Mask During the COVID-19 Outbreak

There’s a controversy brewing here in Thailand. In a nutshell, Thais are becoming increasingly upset about farang (Caucasian foreigners) who refuse to wear a face mask during the COVID-19 outbreak. For Thais, the decision to wear a mask is easy. Thai culture (and that of most Asian cultures), places the good of society…

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What it’s Like to Live in Thailand During the COVID-19 Outbreak

For the past 13+ years I’ve traveled the world to bring my readers stories about far-flung places. Eight of those years were spent traveling with no home base, just me and my suitcase, going from country to country and city to city. As many of my readers know, about three years ago I…

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Tortured Face of a Glacier at Paradise Bay in Antarctica

On a jaw-droppingly beautiful morning, I climbed into a tiny inflatable zodiac boat at Paradise Bay in Antarctica. Wide swaths of sea ice stippled a dead calm ultramarine sea. On the horizon, mountains huddled beneath a blanket of unsullied snow, showing only their jagged black peaks. From every direction, crevassed glaciers marched from…

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