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Walrus on a Motorbike

Walrus on a Motorbike

Hundreds of eggs in Saigon rush hour. What could possibly go wrong?
Driving Me Hazy in the Philippines

Driving Me Hazy in the Philippines

Guest Globejotter Jerry F. Smith dodges jeepneys and chickens on a wild, smoke-choked motorcycle ride in the Philippines.
Obituary: In Loving Memory of Herman the Flip-Flop (2009-2017)

Obituary: In Loving Memory of Herman the Flip-Flop (2009-2017)

"My flip-flop's death is not a tragedy," says travel writer Dave Fox. "He had an extraordinarily full life."
French Village Pub Life Could Be Habit-Forming

French Village Pub Life Could Be Habit-Forming

In small-town Brittany, the local watering hole is everybody's second living room.
Video: Erma Bombeck Closed Her Door – An Interview with Andy Bombeck

Video: Erma Bombeck Closed Her Door – An Interview with Andy Bombeck

Erma Bombeck wrote 4,000 humor columns and 15 books – all while raising three kids. This American icon's son explains how.
New: Travel Writing and Cultural Adaptation Workshops for Students and Teachers

New: Travel Writing and Cultural Adaptation Workshops for Students and Teachers

Dave's new workshop series helps schools offer richer educational travel experiences.
Bà Sáu’s Bia Hơi: Interview with a Bùi Viện Street Beer Legend

Bà Sáu’s Bia Hơi: Interview with a Bùi Viện Street Beer Legend

Foreigners tore her world to shreds. Today, she welcomes them.
Do You Need a Writing or Creativity Retreat?

Do You Need a Writing or Creativity Retreat?

Stalled on a creative project? A solo getaway can fix that! Dave reports from Sihanoukville, Cambodia.
The Ghosts of Bùi Viện Street: Welcome to the Kaleidoscope

The Ghosts of Bùi Viện Street: Welcome to the Kaleidoscope

The opening scene from Dave's forthcoming book about the stories beneath the surface in Saigon's backpacker ghetto.
Keynote Speech: The Joy of Culture Shock

Keynote Speech: The Joy of Culture Shock

Dave was the keynote speaker at the 2017 Go Learn Travel Expo at the University of Utah. You can watch his lecture here.