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First of all, this is a very misleading title. There were no sexytimes or people eating.

If you ask people what they enjoy doing, what they love, what's necessary, many will list "travel." But what does that mean? Flying somewhere with an itinerary to spend a few nights in a 5 star hotel with continental breakfast? Living out of a backpack and wearing through your shoes? It's such a blobby answer, "travel."

There was a brief period where I had cable and in that brief period I watched maybe 2 episo
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Liz
Nov 12, 2009 rated it really liked it
I didn't realize until halfway through this book that J. Maarten Troost also wrote a travel book about China that's been on my to-read for forever. This is a quick funny read that makes my life abroad seem positively tame.
Michelle
May 02, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: memoir, travel
Mr. Troost's self deprecating tale about travel and cultural clashes made me laugh out loud.
Joanie
I ended up liking this more than I thought I would. I can't say I loved it bit there were some funny parts and the guy can definitely tell a story.
Tiffany
Mar 19, 2007 rated it really liked it
Not much to do with sex or cannibals, but fantastic nonetheless! It's the story of a young Western couple who go to live on a tiny (TINY) island in the middle of the Pacific. Crazy hijinks ensue. :)
Lisa
Jun 30, 2007 rated it liked it
Lisa Vegan
Jun 01, 2008 marked it as to-read
Recommended to Lisa by: Michele
Terri FL
Sep 20, 2010 marked it as to-read
Shelves: own
Carrie
Jun 05, 2013 marked it as to-read
Philip
Nov 20, 2010 marked it as to-read
Maggie
Feb 08, 2008 added it
Shelves: read-2008, audio
Lara
Jun 30, 2007 marked it as own-unread
Shelves: own, travel
Megan
Jan 24, 2009 rated it really liked it
Colleen
Jun 23, 2010 rated it liked it
Nicola
Jul 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: humor, memoirs, borrowed
Katie
Jan 08, 2010 marked it as to-read
Kristen
Jan 02, 2009 rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction, 2009, own
Jo
Sep 19, 2007 marked it as to-read
Shelves: nonfiction
Meredith Enos
Sep 17, 2007 rated it liked it
Shelves: entertaining
Nicole
Aug 30, 2007 rated it liked it
Peggy
Aug 16, 2007 rated it really liked it
Amy
Aug 09, 2008 marked it as to-read-nonfiction
Susan
Apr 16, 2008 rated it did not like it
Paul
Oct 24, 2007 marked it as to-read
pavao
Oct 17, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Rhiannon
Sep 22, 2007 marked it as to-read