Around the World in 80 Days, Day 12: The Japanese Could Rule the World

It’s Around the World in 80 Days, Day 12! Larry dials in from Tokyo, Japan – a country of endless fascination that exudes an incredibly admirable work ethic, orderliness, and a strong sense of duty. But is there something missing? Larry called in to the Rick and Bubba Show today to discuss his impresssions in … Read more

Around the World in 80 Days, Day 11: So Long, Australia; Hello, Japan

It’s Day 11 of #ATW80, and Larry and his son Zachary have touched down in Tokyo, Japan! Which means, among other things, that they’re now within missile range of Kim Jong Un… So while they’re taking in country #3, we take one last look at Australia in the rearview mirror. Catch up to speed by … Read more

Around the World in 80 Days, Day 8: Jumping Off a 1,100-Foot Building

Remember Larry mentioning Auckland’s famous Sky Tower in his Day 6 review of New Zealand – and joking that his son Zachary might bungee-jump off the 1,100-foot building? Well, thanks to a generous follower of this blog… it happened. He did. And you can see the whole jump in all its glory in Zachary’s latest … Read more

Around the World in 80 Days, Day 4: Hello, New Zealand!

After 19 long hours of flying from Los Angeles, Day 4 of #ATW80 finds Larry Alex Taunton across the International Date Line and at his first country: New Zealand. This morning, he joined the Rick and Bubba Show for a few first impressions, an overview of New Zealand’s fascinating demographics, and a discussion on the … Read more

“Not Exactly a Walk in the Park” – Rick & Bubba on ATW80

“Some of that area over there… Larry might not make it!” – Bill “Bubba” Bussey Self-professed “good ol’ boys” Rick & Bubba gave a fun preview of Larry’s upcoming Around the World in 80 Days (#ATW80) journey yesterday morning on the nationally syndicated Rick & Bubba Show. (And there might be a hilarious comparision with … Read more