Dean Farisian

a regular writer for Polo's Bastards.

Congratulations on Your Free Accommodation

One of the most rewarding parts of travel is meeting new people and experiencing new cultures; indeed, these new cultures are often more generous and open than the ones that we come from, and the local individuals you meet will often offer things that will cut down on your daily costs – the largest of…

A Treatise on Effective Looting

A Treatise on Effective Looting Ah, yes, questions of the ages come up in a time like this – second guessing, speculation, armchair warriors and their commandos commandeer their keyboards to new levels of pontification on “what could have been done”. I am here to tell you that, quite simply, Que Sera, Sera. The future’s…

You, Guns, And The End of the World

The dodgier the places you travel, the more you’ll see guns of all sorts. Well, not even dodgy: in these “post-nine-one-one” days it’s quite easy to see a fair level of firepower at public gatherings and international airports all over the place. In first world countries, it’s never advisable to lay your hands on a…