Talking about rooms with a view … I admire Japanese innovation. Forget sushi & anime. My most lasting impression of … More
My Lonely Planet guide warned me about the lack of public toilets in Laos. When traveling (it said) Lao tour … More
The first time I visited Japan in 2009, I was startled by the toilets. Almost as much as I was by the Beijing toilets, but in a totally different way. Whereas the Chinese squat toilets forced me to get reacquainted with the basics, Japanese toilets scared me with their advanced electronics.
Along the boundary of Saigon’s Flower Market there’s a long blue wall topped with a wrought iron grid and nasty … More