Welcome to the Odd Issues in Odd Locations collection.
In Might of 2014, I polled Wait However Why e mail subscribers about which nations they’d wish to ship me to over the summer season. They determined to amuse themselves and selected Russia, Japan, Nigeria, Iraq, and Greenland. So I went to every of them, consecutively, for about half a month every, and after every place, I wrote a giant submit in regards to the nation and what I realized there. There have been seven posts in whole, that are all linked beneath. Take pleasure in!
My confusion about why the hell I used to be doing this. Learn →
Russia: What You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know
Russia is an odd place and I went on an odd journey. Overwhelmed bodily by a siberian shaman, overwhelmed bodily whereas nude in a bathhouse, and a day carrying a bear swimsuit to say just a few actions. Learn →
Japan, and How I Didn’t Determine it Out
Wait truly, Russia’s not odd. Japan is odd. Learn →
19 Issues I Realized in Nigeria
The total story on scams, hand-holding, and being white in Africa’s most populous nation. Learn →
From Muhammad to ISIS: Iraq’s Full Story
The total, full, full story on Iraq. Learn →
However What About Greenland?
Tales from the land of ice and ghosts. Learn →
Wrap Up: The Genie Query
I requested dozens of individuals in every of the nations what they’d want for if they’d a magical genie. Right here’s what they mentioned. Learn →