Manila famously has a midget boxing scene. I know this firsthand, because many of them have worked for me. For whatever reason, stag tours often request to rent a midget. Why is this? Who knows? But at GNT, we like to keep the punters happy. Midget Boxing in Manila The Manila midget boxing scene was… Full Story »
The Cayman Islands came up in conversation today when the famously staunchly Christian overseas British territory legalized same-sex marriage. To cut a long story short, I used to live in the Cayman Islands, and when I first came to China in 2006, apparently I would reference that I used to live here quite a lot… Full Story »
You meet some interesting characters in the uber-sleazy city of Angeles, Philippines. After a night on the sauce I met a ‘local’ expat who had taken his licks in the city following way too many JD & cokes and some ill-advised trysts with women of negotiable affection. After agreeing that his actual name would not… Full Story »
To say it has been a checkered journey to my current life of taking people on holidays to places their mother would rather they didn’t visit would be quite an understatement. In the UK I did all manner of jobs – from selling double glazing to picking litter at a landfill site – before my… Full Story »
While teaching in a remote technical college in the deserts of Oman, this writer (who wishes to remain anonymous) has a baffling encounter with a mysterious couple who has all the hallmarks of being Israeli spies.