Here’s a little library of links I have found useful (and my posts) over the years that I hope you find helpful, too. [No affiliate links]
- Richard Barrow in Thailand ~ He knows everything. Seriously. He’s your go-to guy.
- Travelfish ~ Whenever I’m curious about a place I want to check out, I usually look here first.
- Facebook ~ There are niche groups that probably have the answers to what you are looking for. What I’ve learned is to use FB as a search engine, as it’s often helpful.
🇹🇭 12 things I’ve learned from traveling around Thailand
*updated 2 Feb 2018 Recently I’ve been traveling around Thailand and it’s driving me batty because I’m such a homebody,…Read More
Best of Chiang Mai (great list of things to do here!)
*updated 2 Feb 2018 I’ve pretty much lived in CM since 2009, although there was this brief Ecuadorian intermission, and…Read More
🇹🇭 Ten things Thailand has taught me (so far)
Thailand. The football cheer and chant of trapezing travellers. Overrated yet ever popular. An expat port of call, and a…Read More
- Move to Cambodia ~ Lina is your go-to gal.
- Travelfish ~ I find it more personal and accurate than Lonely Planet.
- Facebook ~ Also popular in Cambodia, give it a go, especially if you’re an expat.
Sihanoukville, Kampot and Kep: 7 days and 6 nights
Looking to spend more time in Cambodia? What else is there to see besides Angkor Wat, right?Read More
A visit to Siem Reap’s floating villages
Siem Reap is best known for the ruins of Angkor Wat, but Tonlé Sap, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast…Read More
Beyond Pub Street: where to eat in Siem Reap
Pub Street can be overwhelming and crowded and once you’ve taken a turn around there, it’s nice to go…Read More
Internet + Tech talk
- Brave browsers ~ Free, open source, ad-free alternative to Chrome
- Ecosia ~ The search engine that plants trees when you use it!
- Firefox is a must if you cherish your privacy… Seriously, the Google empire is evil…
🎥 Film Fridays – The Social Dilemma
The Social Dilemma was not what I expected. Therefore, I put off watching it because I thought I knew what…Read More
Social media: self harm or much ado about nothing?
Every day, I usually do a quick scroll though Facebook because: it has become a second inbox, it’s how I…Read More
How to deal with Internet bullies (and trolls, and real bullies too).
https://soundcloud.com/lifetheuniverseandlani/how-to-deal-with-internet-bullies-and-real-ones-too I’ve been bullied – online and in person. In high school, a boy, let’s call him R, decided to…Read More
- Tim Ferriss is not only an author, a podcaster, he’s also a Stoic, and his resource page is a great place to get started on a philosophy that has helped so many, including me.
- Henrik Edberg runs The Positivity Blog. It’s super accessible and filled with useful posts on how to be more positive.
- One Time, One Meeting is another blog that I’ve been reading for years. Zen and Stoicism have much in common, grasshopper…much in common.
What do you value?
Quicksand economies, medical crises, personal blows, you name it, there’s no shortage of external and internal factors that can cause…Read More
What are your little joys?
I try. I really do. After all, there’s no shortage of horrible news that makes you want to suck your…Read More
How to improve your mood (extra strength edition)
Prior to 2020, life was plenty challenging enough, but after? As soon as we entered this new and momentous decade,…Read More
- Taskmaster is a quirky British TV game show that challenges comedians to these crazy tasks. They’ve been uploading all the seasons to watch for free on YouTube.
- The funniest pretend women’s magazine has to be The Reductress.
- This is the best essay on traveling that made me laugh so hard (by Dan Morey) I wrote him after I read it and he wrote back!
- Sad and Useless claims to be the most depressive humor site on the Internet. Let’s give them the win.
How to be an Edgy and Thought-Provoking Asian American
// Own the Bowl Haircut – Why should childhood trauma still haunt you? Bring a bowl to the salon and…Read More
Being Wrong is the New Right: a man’s guide to living with a woman
Hi, my name’s Lumberjack Dan, and I’m here to help you fellas get your balls in a row. Whether you’re…Read More
Discover Prompt, Day 10 + 11: Orchestrate & Bite
It was the morning after Superbowl Sunday. The guys were about to get to their job sites, but they were…Read More