While the majority of the world is in lockdown, I had the special privilege of traveling to a place I had been to just three weeks prior. On the first traveling trip, a friend and I drove on some dangerous roads through what is NOW KNOWN as the redzone (recent COVID outbreak). This road is... Continue Reading →
The World’s Worst Airline Award: Viet/Thai VietJet Air
Cancellation Delay Delay Again Excess Baggage weight? Wait, but you didn't say "excess" in Da Lat? Only HCMC? Welcome to an airline that no human being should ever take. This is pathetic on a grand scale. Let me give you the story. I get to the airport in Da Lat three hours before. While I... Continue Reading →
The Ramble of Positivity: Episode 033 – Third Travel of The Year is Here!
I think what I might enjoy most, which is actually quite bad, is coming back into the country and shoving my visa in the faces of the dogs that want to keep me out of the country. LOL. It's not only me, but horrific immigration laws have gotten far worse and they're trying to kick... Continue Reading →
Next Vacation & Spartan Race: Taiwan!
You read it correctly. Your main man, who goes by the name of Arsenio Buck, is reentering Spartan after a bit of a hiatus. When I was trekking through the foothills in Hua Hin, sucking in dust particles like it was oxygen, I told myself: "man, FUCK THIS!" I said I would never do it... Continue Reading →
The Ramble of Positivity: Episode 031 – Singapore, I’m COMING!
Excited, jubilated, in harmony, bliss, serenity. Baby, I'm going to Singapore. Cathay Pacific right into the new Terminal 4 which houses that new magnificent Jewel? Oh, I'm definitely NOT complaining. Excited, jubilated, in harmony, bliss, serenity. Baby, I'm going to Singapore. Cathay Pacific right into the new Terminal 4 which houses that new magnificent Jewel?... Continue Reading →
Fun & Hobbies: Goals for 2019!
Here we go! This is the first of the 8-part series that I'm launching in conjunction with what I did towards the end of last year. I'm super excited with what's happening and what has already happened, but I first need to go back to the beginning of the year and see what I said... Continue Reading →
Vientiane, Laos: Round III!
YEAH! Here we go! As I normally do, I document this experience from the moment I leave my place until I get to my hotel and settle down. Of course there will be photos and YouTube videos coming soon, but let's see what we have going on right now. Because I have everything sorted out... Continue Reading →
Last Trip of The Year: Vientiane, Laos — AGAIN! End of The Month!
Ok, so that's Malaysia twice, Singapore twice, Laos twice, and Hong Kong. DAMN! Now, I won't go so far to say that I've traveled to these places for all the reasons, but out of the exception of my Malaysian trips (awesome holiday and Spartan Race), these have been for visa runs. However, this one coming... Continue Reading →
Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – IELTS Part III – Benefits of International Travel
Welcome back to another Part III! Today is a follow up from what I did in an earlier Facebook live video. Here are the topics and look what I wrote (which I recommend) for each one. What do you think people can learn from traveling to other countries? When I first traveled to Australia... Continue Reading →
Traveling Pod: Episode 10 + Vlog – Marina Bay Sands & More
The amount of nervousness that had come over me en route to the airport was insane. When I checked my feelings to see what I was worried about, it's always about passport control. When I landed at Hong Kong International Airport, I was walking before being accosted by an immigration officer, asking me where I... Continue Reading →