Monthly Archive: April 2011


Why you should take the time to learn languages and the Cyrillic alphabet

Although I find El Matador's post on languages highly entertaining and a better policy than not learning foreign languages at all, I think it's better to learn them right. You don't need to be a master linguist but the simple fact is, in most of the travel destinations we recommend people really, really appreciate the effort to learn even of the most basic of phrases. It is a way of showing respect and interest in the culture and customs of the country. There is no better way to dissociate yourself from the typical douchebag western tourist. Read More


How to spot a ladyboy

This one is going to be short and sweet but I think this is something every traveler to Thailand and perhaps other Southeast Asian destinations needs to know. The only real dead giveaway is... Read More

3 Submission

Dear Fellow Douchebag Enthusiast, I would like to submit the attached for your consideration for inclusion in your outstanding collection. This is a rare species hailing from the Balkan state of Bulgaria. Commonly referred... Read More