Site Update: March 2010

Greetings from home base in the great Portland, Oregon. I’ve just returned from my first trip to Asia of 2010. The February trip was quite intense. First, I went to two faraway island groups: Papua New Guinea and the Ma... Read More

Happy Birthday to the Art of Non-Conformity

That’s right, AONC turns two years old today! Wow. They grow up so fast… *** Sometimes people ask why I accept donations for our charity project but not for myself like other popular blogs do. I do have a store, b... Read More

Update from Manila about Everything

Greetings, friends and readers. A few days ago I went to SFO, then I went to HKG, and then at 11pm local time (after 20 hours of travel), I made it in to MNL — also known as Manila, the Philippines. From here I’m jump... Read More

The Small Man Builds Cages for Everyone

Every year I choose a personal theme, and in December I decided that 2010 would be the year of SCALE and REACH. Thus far, it’s been an accurate prediction—some days it’s all I can do just to try and keep up. Lat... Read More

Case Studies Needed for Empire Building Kit

Greetings, friends and readers. After an extended stay at home in Portland, I’m now preparing to head out again. Over the next two weeks I’ll be simultaneously traveling through Asia and working on my most detaile... Read More

Advanced Travel Planning: February – May 2010

As I finished up last year’s Annual Review, it became clear that 2010 was going to be even more of a monster year than 2009. I’ve got a ton of things going on, which is great, but I also need to keep working on my... Read More