The Macau Casino Survival Guide

The first time I ever went in a casino was in Macau. Or, at least I think it was. It’s the first one I remember. I may have been to one in Newcastle before, whilst drunk and swooning over a fine hunk of heterosexual homo sapiens called Max,  but I really don’t recall whether or not that actually happened. Plus I haven’t talked to Max in years, and it’d be awkward to open with, “hey Max, remember that time we…
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June 24, 2015

On This Travel Blogging Thing

I’ve been writing this blog since way back in September 2010, which is now almost five years ago. Half a decade. When Yazhou was still a puppy and I was, well, still teaching English. OK so not much has…
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May 8, 2015

All The Delicious Things I Ate In April-i

Work, take care of dogs. Work, meet friends, research dog problems. That’s pretty much been my life lately, but I’m not complaining. I have some great things coming up in the next couple of months,…
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May 6, 2015

Exploring Manka: Taipei Walking Tours

As a blogger who occasionally travels and then writes about things, I get a fair few emails in my inbox from people and companies who are looking to work with me. Some of them make sense, like Hostelbookers and…
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April 15, 2015

The Hottie That I Wouldn’t Call Again

Everyone has been on one of those dates before, right? It’s the date you can’t believe you’re going on in the first place, because it’s with somebody so ridiculously beautiful…
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April 8, 2015

It’s Akihabar-my!

There are plenty of things to do in Akihabara, which is quite possibly Tokyo’s barmiest neighbourhood, hence the puntastic title of this post, and when people envision the Japanese capital, it’s…
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April 6, 2015

Photos From Yanaka-Nezu

Before going to Japan, I wasn’t worried about much. I knew I’d be able to get around without knowing Japanese. My Chinese still isn’t that great after a year in Taipei, and I didn’t
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