To truly experience cultural authenticity, it’s important to go beyond our own ideas and stories and hear the voices of the people we visit. Here’s why.
Dear Fear, As I sit here in Costa Rica, surrounded by new friends and immersed in a culture I am slowly beginning to love, you are right beside me. You’ve been beside me my entire life. Sometimes a little too […]
Museums. For some people they lead to a feeling of anticipation while others picture an hour’s worth of yawns. Whichever camp you fall into, there’s no denying museums are treasure troves of interesting information that can give you insight into […]
“Have you ever realized you could put a slice of ginger in a gin and tonic? Well, you can.” I’m currently in the Herrenzimmer aboard Hapag-Lloyd’s MS EUROPA 2 luxury cruise ship partaking in a gin tasting experience. Led by […]
“You cant understand a city without using its public transportation system”- Erol Ozan Growing up in Southern California, more specifically the Inland Empire, public transportation has never been a big part of my daily life. With everything being spread out, […]
Traveling from Southeast Asia, my boyfriend, Mike, and I experienced major sticker shock when we hit the Middle East. Eight dollar rooms and three dollar meals had quietly spoiled us. Sure, the beer tasted like water, but it was cold […]
Navigating an airport can be stressful for any traveler, but navigating an airport with a disability and not knowing what to expect can get your trip off to a rocky start. Here are some travel tips to help you […]
Travel allows us to get in touch with different sides of ourselves that, for better or for worse, may not show themselves as we go about our usual daily routines. As we become immersed in new cultural experiences and have […]