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Melbourne: Hook Turns & Flat Whites

For as long as I can remember, Australia has been a land of myth and wonder for me. As an American, my exposure to Australia and all it had to offer came from Outback Steakhouse and a weird… 1,239 more words


Songs of the Doomed by Hunter S Thompson

When I was 25, I lived for eleven months in a small tourist town called Airlie Beach. It was an ugly, fascinating place, a backpacker outpost of 3000 locals and twice as many tourists on any given day. 221 more words

Reading The Why

The Rum Diary

Consensus: “The Rum Diary” is a bit of a passion project for Johnny Depp. I found it to be quite dreary and boring with a muted performance from Depp.

The Rum Diary

Embracing the beat: A guide to vibrant Old San Juan and the best of Puerto Rico's unspoiled beauty

“You may not be born in Puerto Rico but Puerto Rican is definitely born in you.” — Rosie Perez

Passionate and mercurial San Juan has been on my bucket list for years. 946 more words


The Rum Diary - Hunter S. Thompson

Although written in the 1960s, this novel was not published until 1998 due to being rejected by publishers. This is why it is often described as the ‘long lost novel’. 439 more words