the big fat world

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We LOVE Iceland!

Learn more about the country of fire & ice with BFW posts. Also look for fresh posts in December when BFW tours goes back to see Iceland in full winter mode.

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Vietnam or Bust

Vietnam is one of my favorite countries and can’t wait to go back, but in the meanwhile, enjoy these articles.



Vietnam Posts


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Top 10 Posts from Around the World

A nice collection of all Top 10 posts I have written over 40+ countries.

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Top 10 Posts


From the Blog…


Getting Pregnant in Thailand

Thailand has pretty loose feelings about sex, from the famous ping pong shows in Bangkok to the popularity of Lady boys. Following that evolved outlook on the horizontal mambo, Thailand also enjoys several sex or...

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Do you have change for $20?

First, let me confirm it. Yes, American dollars are the main currency in Ecuador., well kinda. The main bill in circulation is 100% US grade a prime US presidents but the change is another thing....

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Sexy Negro

Yo Mama is a Ecuador Chicken Bus!

While in Ecuador, one sees the ubiquitous chicken bus. In this continuing series of Latin and South American camionettas (buses), I bring you the more grown-up and elegant buses of Ecuador. While these babies still...

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8 Cities for the Architecture Lover

Besides the food, culture, and scenery that lure most travelers across the globe, architecture in its own right has quite a powerful draw. Who knew stacks of bricks could elicit such beauty, such mystery, and...

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Top 10 Things to Do In Boston

Top 10 Things to Do In Boston

Boston, what can one say that hasn’t already been said. This town has more to offer any visitor or local that most. Downtown caters to history lovers, foodies, university students, theater folks, sports fanatics, and...

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