How to Save a Child, Save a Fat Guy & Get the Best Sleep of your Life

This Christmas will be different. Over the past two years I have taken on a number of unusual jobs in my Around the World in 80 jobs quest, from being a Christmas tree salesman in the USA to pouring Germany’s holiday drink – Gluhwein – in Europe’s famous Christmas markets. However, this year’s holiday season I have decided to go …

Volunteering in the Philippines: WTF to go and make a difference

Welcome to the jungle…the urban jungle of Manila that is.  Manila, for those of you not hip with capitals, geography, things not lathered in butter or featured on reality shows for my American friends – Manila is the capital of the Philippines. I have never been to the Philippines before, but after visiting 90 something countries, I had to stop …

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Can You Really Make Money Teaching English in China? Enter the Dragon

Well that magical time has come yet again my favorite world traveling ponies to drop some knowledge of working overseas, making money while traveling, and  most importantly, meeting exotic natives in mystic lands. And yet again, as if right on cue, I must defer to someone who has a greater knowledge than myself on the subject – what a true …

Volunteering with Animals in Southeast Asia: I am Dr. DooLittle

When I first introduced my month long volunteering at Tiger Temple experiment, I breezily mentioned that there may in fact be a couple of other animals lurching about other than tigers. I also may have casually let slip that there are bears and lions and cows and a bunch of other shit I can’t quite name per say. They actually …