Episode 2 is now out! Episode 2 description: In this episode, Mark Zolo and his pirate posse travel to Dubai and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. We meet the last crewmember, the lads get their visas for Somalia, and they celebrate with a debauched night in Addis. It’s not all sex, drugs, and booze, however, as […]
Sorry for the delay, I had trouble with my server. Anyway, the wait is finally over. Part 1 of 4 is here. Enjoy and fell free to leave comments! Episode 1 description: In this episode, we meet the Pirates of the Sangarian as they embark on their journey to Mogadishu in Somalia, the most dangerous […]
Thinking of learning Arabic? Not sure where to start? Confused about what dialect to learn? Let me save you some ALOT of time. I’ve traveled extensively in the Arab world and learned several versions of the language through immersion and university, from Egyptian to Levantine to Modern Standard—so listen up. But first, let me give […]
Snapshots are mini town/city guides for smaller places or cities I have only experienced briefly. Here’s a little snapshot of Dubai. What are one’s first impressions of Dubai? What a melting pot! I’ve never seen a city so full of non-nationals. Where are the locals? First impressions: all the guys are Indian and all the girls are Filipina. (Turns […]
Muscat in a word: Evolving. Chance of Hooking up: 1 / 5 (3 for an expat) Quality of Girls: 3 / 5 Nightlife: 2.5 / 5 Smoking tolerance: 3 / 5 City guide ratings explained Costs €$£ Bachelor’s budget: $150 per day. Beer: $8.50 for a beer (usually only a bottle!). Bed: Private rooms from $50. Bud: 500 OMR […]
This is a follow up from my post Only in Africa. These pics were kindly provided to me by a reader. Thanks Trev.
Every man has a leviathan – a Moby Dick – a demon that will haunt them lest they be slain. The Leviathan can take many forms. In the modern era, many a man’s leviathan comes in a more alluring form: that of the foreign wench. Every man has had a fantasy of pillaging the loins of some exotic beauty from a different […]
Amman in a word: Lame. Chance of Hooking up: 1.5 / 5 Quality of Girls: 3 / 5 Nightlife: 1.5 / 5 Smoking tolerance level: 2 / 5 City guide ratings explained Costs €$£ Beer: $6 average per 330ml bottle. Bed: $30 for a private room. Bud: ? Depends on season. Board: $1 for a chicken brain sandwich. Budget other: The […]