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Comment Self Controlled VPN + DNS Forward with Hosts (Score 2) 261

I've gone the route of using VPN to my home network, and using a DNS Server with the Hosts file installed, effectively destroying many advertising links on my mobile devices. Unfortunately, it's not perfect, but I have ad-block in nearly ever application on my iDevice now.

Comment Re:Excellent question. (Score 2) 228

I think he is what is called a "tourist".

This was my first year as a virgin, and I did a lot of prep before hand. "The Journey" made the destination that much more rich and filled with, as I already had sweat and emotional equity into the thing.

I couldn't have replaced that for $200 in convenience by paying a camp to do it for me. I learned about building a hexayurt with a could of other virgins and one vet, learned about solar energy, and I learned a lot about myself.

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