Asia Taboo Travel

Cu Chi Tunnels Firing Range: Guns in Vietnam

I find out about the Cu Chi Tunnels Firing Range when I am told by my amazing Vietnamese host to go to the Cu Chi tunnels to learn about the American/Vietnam War. He doesn’t mention it to me, but when I look up the tunnels there’s a list of associated activities including the Cu Chi Read More

Travel Drugs

Stimulating Chaw: Coca, Khat, Betel

I’ll start with the obvious omission: tobacco. Of all the world’s leaves that one can chew for stimulating effect, this one is the most aggrandized. Even if no tobacco grows in our country, we’ve still likely seen some Hollywood images of someone vile spitting the juice from tobacco chewing. Usually in the Wild West. Usually Read More