Booze, Food, Travel
One man working his way around the world. Mostly drinks, food, and travel from my website, but also literature, language, and whatnot.
  • Sunset over Sorrento. #Italy #travel (at Sorrento, Italy)

  • St. Peter’s Basilica in #Vatican. #travel (at Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano)

  • #Taipei MRT has to advertise that it searches for spy cameras in toilets. #travel #Taiwan

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  • Wat Arun in #Bangkok. #Thailand #travel #tbt

  • Beautiful views on a hike in Mt. Tamalpais state park, CA #hiking #travel #parks #stateparks

  • Japan has a reputation for being a bit…well, weird. There are plenty of stories that have been passed around over the years about unusual fashions, foods, products, and even sex. But, is Japan really that unusual?

  • everythingeverywhere:

    Daily Photo: The Island of Skellig Michael, Ireland

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  • vintageanchorbooks:

    On this day in 1951 J. D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye was published. Reviews were mixed, but having been pre-selected by the Book of the Month Club, the novel was immediately popular. Rare book dealers regard a good, signed copy of the first edition — this is the one with the dust-jacket picture of a quixotic, carousel horse — as “one of the most elusive of 20th century books.” The only rare book dealer recently offering one for sale (somewhat damaged, $35,000) says that the last signed edition for sale, about fifteen years ago, was inscribed by Salinger to Harold Ross of The New Yorker.

    Read more here.

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  • (Source: condenasttraveler)

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  • Pre Rup in #Cambodia. #travel #angkorwat

  • Looking forward to a return to #Japan so I can have more Nikka #whiskey.

  • Thinking about #Asia #travel plans. Must revisit Ayutthaya, #Thailand

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  • vintageanchorbooks:

    "Word Crimes" is better than "Blurred Lines". 

    Thank you “Weird Al” for creating the perfect theme song for proofreaders and editors.

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  • I’ve got some sightseeing to do. These have been on my travel list for a long time.

    (Source: condenasttraveler)

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  • "It’s naïve to think that a settlement that touches no individual is going to have any deterrent effect going forward. Institutional accountability is important. But holding people accountable is ultimately the only way to bring about real change on Wall Street."
    James Surowiecki on the Citigroup settlement: http://nyr.kr/1qDVpzm (via newyorker)

    (Source: newyorker.com, via newyorker)

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