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Last updated: 04/19/17Port Moresby is often said to be a dangerous city to visit. Poverty is at its highest, low wages, and high prices for goods. However, if you know a local who can guide you around the city, the danger levels drop significantly. When I visited Port Moresby, I roamed the streets with my friend even when you’re not supposed to! Did you know… Papua New Guinea doesn’t have any hostels? That’s right, the country’s...

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Last updated: 04/19/17During my trip around the world, I split about two weeks of time between Australia, Hong Kong, and Papua New Guinea. Today I wanted to share my spending from these three very different destinations during that time. My Total Spending in Hong Kong (5 Days) First up, Hong Kong! I didn’t spend that much in Hong Kong thanks to Karen’s aunts for hosting us. We just finished a brutal segment in Myanmar, and were...

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Last updated: 04/12/17If things can’t get anymore random, my friend from the World Domination Summit has also arranged for me to sail with some of his friends, to a remote island, near the Port Moresby harbour. Port Moresby is a city full of expats from different countries. A majority of them appears to be from New Zealand, and Australia, but it’s not unusual to see Americans, Europeans, and Taiwanese in the city as well. Upon...

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Last updated: 04/18/17Going to Papua New Guinea was strange enough. How did I end up watching the Papua New Guinea FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup Finals? It all began when I attended the World Domination Summit in Portland, Oregon. I met a guy there named Daniel Berry, who invited me to come visit him in his hometown of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea. I’m always down to make new friends, and go on a strange adventure so I said “sure,...

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Last updated: 04/13/17For most travelers, Hiroshima can be divided up into two main sites.  Inside the town itself, the major destination is Peace Park, the restored site of the first nuclear bomb explosion during warfare, now dedicated to world peace and the abolishing of nuclear weapons.  The bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945, exploding at an altitude of about 1800 feet which virtually destroyed the city in an instant.  The most...

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Last updated: 03/17/17It is a bit unusual to come off of spending 3 weeks in one country to hit back in my European trend of spending 3 days in another.  Of course, when thinking of the size relativity of Hong Kong to its neighboring China, one could say I did incredibly wrong by China in comparison.  Still, 72 hours in Hong Kong allowed for a lot of quick site seeing, and a lot still to be missed. Hong Kong is Great for a Weekend...

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