See you later not Goodbye to Southeast Asia

I have not written in a long time, so preoccupied with the journey I forgot to write everything down. I remember moments and already have a waterfall flow of stories, sights ans people that have made the road worth the effort and occassional head banging point of frustration.

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Recapping Vang Vieng

Vang Vieng is a small town surrounded by cliffs. It is the river, the rock and the people that define Vang Vieng. More than 2 years ago the biggest attraction was the no holds bar tubing. Basically you would float down the river in a tube going from bar to bar. At these bars you …

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Seeking Change in the shadow of Cambodia

Its hard to take in an entire region like Southeast Asia ans not fewl like your going to miss something. I knew it was time to leave Thailand, I has some amazing times, lazy times, drunk ones ans scary ones. The past 6 weeks have been an experience that I can’t foeget but it was …

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When Travel Starts to Warp your Sense of Value

One thing I’ve learned about travelling is how it can warp your sense of value. If you come from North America, Europe or any Western country you know that the prices are cheaper and when you get down hear you quickly learn to work on their scale no your own. This means instead of negotiating for dollars you are negotiating for pennies and cents instead.

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You’ll Always Need More Time than you have in Bangkok

The weekend markets are great places to go when you are on the last let of a trip because they offer so much for so little but you still have to be wary because as with anything the quality will vary from stall to stall. These markets are like mazes filled to the brim with stuff of all sorts.

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First Week, 1 Hotel, 2 Hostels and a cool Crew at #Khaosan

So I’ve been in Bangkok just over a week and for the first few days I really stated low key and that continues to be the case. I’m on my own and I just go wherever I feel like. I don’t have a plan and that is probably something that I should change cause I know with a plan I would get so much more in from seeing the bib Buddha, the Grand Palace and it just seems to go on and on.

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Bang! Forget Music, Download an Assault Rifle with Matt Fisher

It resulted in thingiverse changing its term of service and removing all gun parts from the service. As a result Defense Distributed whose goal it is to “facilitating global access to, and the collaborative production of, information and knowledge related to the 3D printing of arms” created DEF CAD to give these gun designs a permanent online home.

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Herding Cats – Stacey Mulcahy @bitchwhocodes Big Spaceship

Stacey MuLcahy (@bitchwhocodes) a Lead Dev at Big Spaceship came to FITC Toronto with a visual collage of sometimes crazy, hilarious and WTF inducing animated GIF’s. If I had time to share some of them I would but I was too busy trying get as much as I could down from her session as I could. For her second talk of the day at FITC Stacey dove right into the magic and misery that takes place when herding cats or managing teams.

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So Glad Timeflies Tuesday is Back in Action

Get to it players.

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Falling Skies – I am a sucker for the end of the world stories

The end of the world… I am so game for those type of stories and this is no different. I know it doesn’t have zombies but kids being taken by aliens, the world is done I am all for. The only thing is shouldn’t the world be awash in bodies but I can forgive that …

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