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Apr 1st 2011 11:56AM Firstly, Bob Parsons doesn't need to fly to Africa to take care of nuisance animals. They have agencies there to do that. Maybe Bob can come shoot that groundhog that dug a whole under my house for me. There is a homeless shelter in my city. We could then cut it up and feed it to them. (I see a really fun reality tv show emerging here... Parsons' Pests)
Secondly, a nuisance animal doesn't have to be killed with a gun. Authorities know how to capture and euthanize an animal humanely. If they want to, they can do that and still salvage the animal for food.
Thirdly, this is not journalism. This a blatant PR clean up. I'm in the industry and I know it when I see it.
Conclusion - Bob Parsons likes to kill things. So he went to Africa and did just that. He can justify the killing which helps him sleep at night. In an effort to combat negative PR he then calls AOL Small Business blog up and asks them to run a story for him to help clean this up. AOL quotes one line from PETA and 14 paragraphs from Parsons. Nice journalism AOL.
Feb 16th 2011 1:56PM I'm drooling...
Aug 16th 2010 11:46PM Thanks for all the comments. To answer the question about how the list was compiled, food quality was not the only consideration. Factors such as location, convenience, affordability, price-to-quality ratio, and the view from the restaurant were also considered. Input from locals as well as visitors was used.
To Peter, thanks for the correction on the definition of the word ono. Delicious can certainly have different meaning than good.
As for hearing more suggestions, please let us know other spots we might have left out, and why they are special.
Aug 16th 2010 4:45PM Welcome Julie! Your adventures in Argentina sound like a blast.
Aug 12th 2010 2:02PM Points well made Mike. That initial gut reaction when you catch wind of someone who travels full-time is usually envy. But as a travel writer I know what a month on the road is like in a foreign country. What about long term relationships? I love my wife and dog (and sometimes the cat) too much to kick them to the curb in search of chummy street food and stinky hotels.
Major kudos to Matt for following his dream, but to the nomadic life I say - No thanks, I'll do my traveling in spurts.
Aug 9th 2010 6:27PM Great article! Cipro has saved my arse a few times for sure.
Aug 3rd 2010 1:16PM "...what most women wear to the airport" -- I want to know what airports you frequent Mike!
Aug 2nd 2010 11:26AM Welcome Ralph! I can't wait to read your posts.
Jun 17th 2010 10:17AM Yes Kraig, fantastic post (and series). Your words inspire me to get myself to Nepal ASAP!