Category: Travel

Tipping Rules Around the Globe

Tipping Rules Around the Globe

To Tip or Not to Tip, What is the Answer? Tipping Rules Around the Globe As a former bartender, tipping is a familiar subject to me. Everyone tips differently. Some are big tippers and others don’t tip at all. Apparently, some people in the U.S. are under the impression that […]

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Border Crossing Experiences

Border Crossing Experiences

Border Crossing Experiences article Speaking generally about Border Crossing Experiences is very difficult. On the one hand, you have places like the Schengen Area, or the EU free travel zone. Moving from country to country within the Schengen is much like moving from state to state in the United States or […]

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Travel To Former War Zones

Travel To Former War Zones

Travel to former war zones One of the toughest travel questions to wrestle with is how to travel to former war zones. Coming from a country that has never been engaged in a war on domestic soil during my time on Earth, knowing how to treat sensitive subjects like war […]

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Suitcase or Backpack

Suitcase or Backpack

Suitcase or Backpack For any traveler, there comes a time when we must answer an important question.  When packing for that trip, do we utilize the Suitcase or Backpack as our primary method of packing? For me, it comes down to what type of trip I am going on. Each has […]

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How To Pack Light

How To Pack Light

How To Pack Light Packing Light Means Packing Smart: When we travel, there are many points we must consider when making plans. One of the most important but usually last minute considerations is that of packing.  When going on long trips, or trips overseas or where extensive traveling is necessary, […]

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Language Barriers On Your Journey

Language Barriers On Your Journey

Language Barriers On Your Journey article   I have been fortunate enough to live abroad twice: one in Ireland and once in the United Kingdom. I was studying both times (I did a semester abroad as an undergraduate in London, and I received a master’s in Ireland), and even luckier, […]

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Travel With Kids

Travel With Kids

Travel With Kids, Keep Your Sanity We travelers share the worlds with many fellow trawlers; some of these are parents and families with small children.  If you have ever traveled or been on a flight, bus, or car with a crying child then you know how hard it can be […]

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The Gritty of Red Light Districts

The Gritty of Red Light Districts

The Gritty of Red Light Districts- Green Lights or Red Lights? Traveling is always a great adventure, and it is that element of surprise and wonder that makes traveling so appealing to many of us.  One of the most surprising and memorable moments a new traveler can have is their […]

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