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What To Do When A Polar Bear Is Sleeping

What to do when a polar bear is sleeping? Poke the polar bear in the butt until the lazy bastard wakes up. Then get some root beer and fish together.

Warning: Attempting this stunt with an actual wild polar bear with no protective glass enclosure around you will likely result in death by polar bear attack.

Hanging out with Inuka polar bear at the Singapore Zoo

Hanging out with Inuka polar bear at the Singapore Zoo

How I Accidentally Became A Cross-dresser In Somaliland

Guest Post: Zaina Brown

Crossing a border into someplace new always gave me a jolt of excitement. That first impression could be warm like a hug, polite like a handshake, or rude like a middle finger. Somaliland, however, felt like a punch in the face. Was this whole trip a big mistake? For the first time in my life, I considered flat-out giving up on a country – and it hadn’t even been 24 hours.

Why Egypt Should Be In Your 2019 Travel Plans

When Malaysia Airline’s inflight magazine Going Places asked me to recommend where their readers should travel to in 2019, I thought long and hard. Among all the countries I have backpacked, what is the one place I would recommend my friends and family to go? Where is the one travel destination that I would gladly return to?

Egypt. My heart is yearning for fascinating African nation of Egypt.