Sydney Airport Brawl

Yesterday afternoon there was a huge brawl in the Sydney airport which resulted in the death of one man. Reports say that rival motorcycle gangs which have been warring throughout Sydney were the cause. It seems that a group of arriving bikers were ambushed by another gang waiting for them. About 15 men were involved […]

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Oslo

I went to Oslo for a weekend in August 2005. I had never been to Norway and it seemed like a small enough city to be able to comfortably visit for a long weekend. I also realized that going in August seemed reasonable, whereas I wouldn’t go most of the rest of the year due […]

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Can’t Travel Without Kit

Given how much I’ve traveled, people ask me what I always take on my trips.  Here’s my list of items beyond the standard clothes and toiletries. Keep in mind that I don’t have kids or any notable allergies. In addition I prefer to travel very light and believe that you can buy many “standard” things […]

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