Wednesday, July 23, 2014

10 Reasons NOT To Go Abroad (Satire Alert!)

By Andy


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There is a growing trend of American men going abroad for not only vacation, but dating and marriage. Some spend a good portion of the year abroad for work or relaxation while others move abroad permanently. For them it seems to be an enjoyable and liberating experience, but there is still a plethora of reasons NOT to go abroad. The following are surefire reasons to stay within the comforts of home, and to continue that narrow view of the world.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Top 10 Things You Can Expect to Hear Before and After Your Trips Abroad

By Andy

Traveling abroad is both liberating and rejuvenating, even after the trip has concluded. If you’ve read my tips on what to do between trips abroad, you’ve got some useful advice, a lot more useful than a bag of M&M’s in a brushfire. What you should also know about is what to expect to hear before and after your trips. That's right, your friends, family, colleagues and acquaintances are going to inquire about your travels, and not all of them are going to be supportive of your endeavors. If you're a neophyte to traveling abroad, you'll need to be prepared for numerous inquisitions; it's all part of taking the high road.




Friday, July 4, 2014

8 Reasons Why America is NOT "The Land of the Free" - A 4th of July Special


Every year on the 4th of July, Americans celebrate Independence Day by going to barbecues, picnics, and watching fireworks at night, or igniting them up themselves. The media claims that it's a day to "celebrate our freedoms". Yet they are never clear what that means exactly, probably because they don't want you to think too much about it. Because if you did, you'd realize that it doesn't make sense. The notion that America has "special freedoms" that the rest of the world doesn't, like many concepts in America, turns out to be a baseless myth upon examination.