Food / New Zealand

Where to Buy New Zealand Products in Southern California

I’ve been living overseas for the last 5-6 years now, first travelling through Europe, then living in Thailand, and now based in San Diego, California.  One of the things I miss the most is the small comforts of food and other products from home, especially Meat pies. While I love getting a package every once …

Finances / Internet

A Guide to Couchsurfing For the Uninitiated

Way back in 2012 I dipped my toes into the world of Couchsurfing.  I was getting ready to start my trip around the world and wanted to make sure every single dollar lasted as long as it possibly could.  My house had been sold, and was in escrow, and my flatmate had moved out, leaving …

Paintball / United States

MikeE’s Guide to Paintball in San Diego

I’ve been living in San Diego for a few years now, and in that time I’ve got heavily involved in the local scene, working at a park for about a year and a half, playing for local team San Diego Crush, and attending tournaments around the region. While the local paintball scene is no where …

Music / Reviews

Planet Lam – Paradise Bangkok’s second LP doesn’t disappoint

I’d first come across Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band through my housemates Jimbo and Matt when they told me about the Issan Dancehall club night in Bangkok. Though I never made it to one of these legendary parties I quickly developed a love for the sounds pushed by the record store and label Zudrangma records.

Planet …