About Jim Ogden

Jim is an information technology strategy consultant who has traveled extensively for client projects. Despite having logged many miles for business, it is the personal travel he most values. When traveling for pleasure, Jim prefers to seek out the authentic soul of the places he visits. His favorite travel memories are not of the tourist-friendly areas but rather the places off the beaten-path. As an expat and foodie, Jim brings a perspective of writing based on maximizing the experience of traveling.

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Addiction Grows, African Racing, Target Poop

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Welcome to the Round Up – our recurring compilation of the interesting, intriguing, and just plain weird things we find on the internet. Why Addiction in America Can Not be Ignored  –  I normally try to make the Round Up posts something fun and light to start your day. There is nothing light about this.…

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Foreign Dentistry, Independent Books, and Vintage Leftovers

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Welcome to the Round Up – our recurring compilation of the interesting, intriguing, and just plain weird things we find on the internet. Making Amalgam Great Again  –  If you’re like me and had foreign dentistry procedures, you’ll appreciate this visit to famed Molar City. If you haven’t, this may be a good way to combine perhaps…

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Airport Outlet Shocker, King of the Grill, To Russia With Love

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Welcome to the Round Up – our recurring compilation of the interesting, intriguing, and just plain weird things we find on the internet. Airport Outlet Shocker  –  As if airport travelers in Miami didn’t have enough indignities to endure. Add stunts like this to the list of things that make me hate this airport.  (Fox News) King…

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White Flight, Fingerprint Passes, Scene It

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Welcome to the Round Up – our recurring compilation of the interesting, intriguing, and just plain weird things we find on the internet. White Flight – A different kind of drug dust up this week at JFK. Does this make the person assisting her a drug pusher? (Vibe) Fingerprints Instead of a Boarding Pass –…

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Melania Trump’s Shoes, Qatar Now, Crazy Houseboats

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Welcome to the Round Up – our recurring compilation of the interesting, intriguing, and just plain weird things we find on the internet. Melania Trump’s Shoes  –  First Lady Melania Trump may have worn a $51,500 jacket in Sicily last month, but her shoes are only worth $90. Well, that’s what you’ll shell out for a pair of tour…

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