Postcards From the Fringe


You Can Live Cheaply Almost Anywhere Outside the U.S.

With a little research of world news, we could find places that were unbelievably cheap…

We May Be Entering a Full-Blown Recession

Manufacturing is already in recession. Odds are high it becomes a full-blown recession soon…

Development in China Outshadows Rest of the World

Here in China, the construction is on an intensity like no other place I've ever seen. And I wonder,...

Apartment Prices Are Rising in China

We met an English speaker. I was finally able to ask my economics questions about China…

Gold Is the Thing to Invest in Right Now

I wouldn’t put all my eggs into a single stock or bond. But gold is money…

China’s Construction Boom Looks Like Miami Before Real Estate Prices Collapsed

In China, we see dozens of high-rise cement shells every hour. It’s Miami x50.

Living out of a Suitcase Is the Best Thing I’ve Ever Done

We’ve seen the Taj Mahal, the Pyramids, and the Suez Canal. We’ve seen mountain gorillas and pandas…