jsphfrtz’s How-To Guide to Taiwan Visa Runs

When you live in Taiwan, chances are you will have to do a “Taiwan visa run” at some point. A lot of the information in this piece is outdated. I recommend you look at my February 2014 piece about Visa Runs.   I’ve lived in Taiwan, off-and-on, since January 2008.  My total time in Taiwan clocks in […]

This Blog Is Disgusting

This blog has been operational for about a year.  Last spring, I decided to put all my old work on here, for people to read – everything from when I was in high school up until my late 20s.  I put a lot of academic writing on there and a lot of personal writing from […]

Bluefields Hotel Review – Balibago, Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines

Before leaving to Angeles City, Philippines – one of Southeast Asia’s many Cities of Sin – I checked with a variety of hotels regarding accommodation; in the summer time, many hotels will offer discounts, especially for long stays paying cash.  To my amazement, the majority of hotels did not even respond to my email inquiries […]

Clarkton Hotel Review – Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines

I stayed at the Clarkton Hotel in mid-December, 2010, and while I would like to say my stay was pleasant…it simply wasn’t. I had a terrible time over the weekend I was there, and while I hate to rip a hotel apart, that is precisely what I am about to do here.   On paper, […]

Whoring Around Asia

to learn about Taiwan Strip Clubs and Lady KTVs, click here Ever since I came to Asia, I noticed that prostitution was different here than what I was used to back in The States. The differences are almost too many to count, but in this article, I’m going to briefly discuss a few things, focusing […]