Category: Lessons Learned

Fingered by Which Bank?

Fingered by Which Bank?

It’s three AM. I’m sitting here, alone, at a bar, waiting for my bank to buy me a drink. Sound odd? Here, let me paint a picture… Fact: at a neighbourly barbecue, it’s more socially acceptable to be a registered sex offender than to work for a bank. At least peddos have to report their …

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Scalpers Can Suck a Chode

Scalpers Can Suck a Chode

Scalpers: they’re barely human. They add nothing. As a parasite, they suck their life from the misery of others. But, in Surat Thani, I took a stand. Short back story: I love train travel – it’s often a highlight of my trip. There’s something about the rhythmic rocking and the whine of metal. It soothes …

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Scammed in Medan

Scammed in Medan

Let this be a warning – don’t trust anyone in Medan. This week I caught up with a couple of mates for a surf. We flew into Medan, then on to Sumatra – there’ll be a post on that later… Here’s what happened, as far as I can tell. We arrived in Medan and cleared …

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