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Backpacking since Christmas Day, 1989. Hitchhiking since mid 2010.

Half a year ago I left my recurrent job working in a backpacker hostel to embark on the current trip where I hitchhiked from Singapore to Ulan Bator and now find myself in Kagoshima, Japan.


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answered Ferry connection between Crimea (Ukraine) and Georgia?
Jan
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revised What do travellers to England need to know about social class?
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revised Northernmost commercial airport?
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revised Northernmost commercial airport?
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Jan
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revised Is it feasible to do a Monopoly board pub crawl in London?
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revised Is MSG prevelent in Malaysian food?
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revised Is MSG prevelent in Malaysian food?
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Jan
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comment Is it usual for Japanese sentos to offer cheap overnight stays like their Korean counterparts (jjimjilbangs) do?
There is nothing sexual happening in jjimjilbangs, onsens, or sentos supposedly. Not like the reputation bath houses in Western countries have. In Korea, barber shops have some euphemistic corollary though!
Jan
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revised Looking for micro breweries in the Tokyo area
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Jan
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revised Is Badlands unique or are there similar parks to go Dinosaur fossil hunting?
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Jan
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revised Is MSG prevelent in Malaysian food?
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Jan
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comment Is there any other country than Germany with no speed limits?
The Northern Territory either had or still has no speed limit on open highways, but the catch is the police can pull you over for driving unsafely if you're going really fast. You then have to prove that you were in fact driving safely at that speed. A famous racing car driver once managed to do this using his years as a professional high speed driver as his evidence.
Jan
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comment Shopping in Los Angeles
For the Stack Exchange view on shopping please read this blog entry by Jeff Atwood: Q&A is Hard, Let’s Go Shopping!
Jan
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comment Karaoke for solo travellers
The most common karaoke places in Japan (and Korea) when I've been there have lots of small private booths where you go with your friends, rather than the big rooms with lots of friends and strangers that seem more common in Australia. I'm interested to see answers about the other kinds though.
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revised Is there any other country than Germany with no speed limits?
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Jan
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revised Where should I travel to if I want to see paddy fields?
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Jan
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revised About a Cuban VISA that can't be stuck on the passport
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Jan
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revised Are there any trains where roof riding is legally possible?
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revised Are there any trains where roof riding is legally possible?
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Jan
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revised Getting from NYC to NC on trip to the US
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