Category Archives: Tropical Paradises

Darwin, Australia: Insects for dinner, and beer-can boats

You might have seen it in the news. President Obama wants to dispatch 2,500 U.S. troops to Australia to shore up our military presence in the region. Whether you agree or not is beside the point, since Planet Lippstone is … Continue reading

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Maldives: Parting glances

Executive meeting at the Helengeli Island Resort. Eat your heart out, Donald Trump. And because you can never see too many sunsets.

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Maldives: Could this special place disappear?

As I found out the hard way, a trip to the Maldives can almost buy you a car. Well, a cheap one, anyway. (My bill was fairly reasonable compared to Katy and Russell’s, but the resorts get you on things … Continue reading

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Maldives: Not good enough for Katy Perry, but still pretty great

Chances are, if you read People, or at least glance at it in the doctor’s office, you’ve heard of the Maldives. The Cruises and Katy and Russell honeymooned there (before the latter union imploded) . This necklace of more than a thousand … Continue reading

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‘The Office,’ Maldives-style

About as far from Dunder Mifflin as you can get. Hard day at my office in the Maldives. In transit; now running around. More soon.

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