19 pictures of American flags in Iran… and United States military merchandise, too!

You wouldn't expect to see too many American flags in Iran, would you? Well, the truth is, there are a lot of them. Surprisingly, many of them are seen in a positive light! And they're all out in the open, not hidden in some dark alley. As you scroll through the first...
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Iran Road Trip: One American, One Iranian, & Our 6,400km Adventure!

In September and October of 2019, I went with my Iranian friend, Soroush, on a month-long Iran road trip which spanned 6,400 kilometers (nearly 4,000 miles). Looking back, that month was perhaps the most emotional, unforgettable, and educational experience of my...
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The hijab in Iran: 5 stories from the inside

All women are forced to wear a hijab in Iran, including female tourists. As a pro-liberty American, I witnessed the effects of dress code laws while visiting Iran for a month. At times I saw the effortless regularity of women reluctantly covering themselves. At other...
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VIDEO: My 10-day tour of West Malaysia and Singapore

Below is the full transcript of the video with links to more information, including maps to find many of the locations in the video. Enjoy my 10-day tour of West Malaysia and Singapore! Day 1 Welcome to my next adventure! We’re going to start on the island of Penang...

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Shape the world into the shape of you

I've noticed that people in Thailand and Malaysia are completely obsessed with the song, "Shape of You", by Ed Sheeran. It's absolutely everywhere you go - in bars, restaurants, pool halls, coffee shops, malls, everywhere.   Today, I looked up the video for the song....

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Sorry, not sorry. Goodbye, Thailand. Hello, Malaysia!

I must be going now, Thailand. It was fun... Except for the 1/3 of my time in your country that I was sick, including one very bad night where I, quite literally, thought I was going to die - at it's worst, my body weight went under 130 pounds. I'm 5'10"... The...

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