With his usual ability to turn small details into entertaining anecdotes, Troost faces devious gold smugglers, starving sharks and the ghosts of old islanders. A bit more candid than in his previous South Pacific narratives (read: The Sex Lives of Cannibals, Getting Stone With Savages), the author returns to familiar settings in order to compare how they – and he – have changed over the decades.
Whether you’re on the road or at your desk, this month’s book, movie and music reviews will give you a traveling taste of New Zealand. Read: A Land of Two […]
You haven’t traveled if you haven’t been to India. “What do you see that I don’t?” “The light, colors, smiles….all life is here.” Or, so I am told by anyone […]
As featured on The Traveling Advisor: Have you ever watched a Thai ping-pong show? “We didn’t want to go, at first,” two young English women told me, “but then […]
Every month or so, (deadlines are dusty), I review one book or article that captures the spirit of foreign existence. This month, I’m proud to share an author from my […]