Jet lag can be a bitch. Let’s face it. If you’ve crossed the International Date Line, you’re bound to have some trouble adjusting to the massive time difference. After all, when it’s noon here in NYC, it’s 1:00am in China (or midnight if the US is on Daylight Savings Time). Let’s flashback to August 2006. […]
My Night in a Chinese ER!
Hospitals are supposed to be impeccably clean and highly organized, right? Unfortunately, this was not what I found when, much to my surprise, I ended up at one last night! You see, I have asthma. I’ve always had asthma and it’s never a problem for me unless I’m sick with a respiratory infection, much like […]
When traveling to less developed portions of the world, mosquitos are definitely something to keep an eye out for, particularly as they can carry two pretty nasty illnesses: Dengue Fever and Malaria, the later of which kills 1-3 million people each year. While Dengue Fever is not preventable using modern medicine, Malaria is…mostly. Let me […]
Two Months to Go!
Exactly 2 months from today I’ll be enjoying a trans-Pacific flight with (hopefully) a taste of the spectacular service that Asian airlines are known for. Aside from figuring out what travel insurance I should get and fighting with my current dastardly health insurance over allowing me to get “vacation supplies” of my prescriptions for the […]