North to Alaska (Part Two)

Author’s Note: In July 1983, my brother Dave and I (a.k.a. Joe Juneau and Skookum Jim) pulled on our mukluks, smeared whale blubber on our...

North to Alaska (Part One)

Author’s Note: In July 1983, my brother Dave and I (a.k.a. Joe Juneau and Skookum Jim) headed off for a three-week trek into the...

Interview with Jim Mielke–Expat Extraordinaire

Editor's Note: This interview with Jim Mielke first appeared in Expat Focus. We thank them for allow us to republish the story. ***************** Who are you? Originally from...

Traveling Road Show USA

Author’s Note: Re-entry into ‘fast lane’ USA after six months exploring the backwaters of Asia was culture shock in reverse – a relief at...

A Tribute to Tahiti’s Alex du Prel (1944-2017)

Editor’s Note:  Several days ago I received the news of the passing away of Alex du Prel, a renaissance man and one of the...
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ThinkTech – Business in Hawaii with Reg Baker and the Tatibouet’s

Aloha!! In this weeks edition of Business in Hawaii, the Tatibouet's share their long history in Hawaii and the Hawaii Hotel business. Over 50 years...

India and Nepal on $3 a Day (Part Two)

Author’s Note: After two weeks in Nepal, I traveled the length of the Indian subcontinent and across the channel to Sri Lanka (about 4000...

India and Nepal on $3 a Day (Part One)

Author’s Note: In 1982, after finishing my assignment with the Colombo YMCA in Sri Lanka, I traveled for a month through Nepal and India...

YMCA Volunteer in Sri Lanka (Part Three)

Author's Note: At six weeks, our summer internship with the Colombo YMCA was coming to a close, and Michelle was ready to go home. But...

YMCA Volunteer in Sri Lanka (Part Two)

Author’s Note: Sri Lanka’s long and devastating civil war between the predominantly Tamil north and the Sinhalese south began in 1983, disrupting the peace...