“Latin women dig me. They really do. Like that woman the other day who gazed at me and said ‘you’ve got more eyes than a pineapple.’” That’s a brazen, almost pontificatory, snippet of notes from my recent trip south of the border. I wasn’t sure if they’d get published necessarily. They
I tense up as the tall gray-haired man wearing grandpa glasses yells to grab our attention and then stands a little too close for comfort. I was with 3 other women outside a Starbucks in Reno wearing Hillary Clinton t-shirts as we got ready to knocks on doors and talk to voters. Outside of my Bay Area bubble, I realize I’m assuming random people (well, white men at least) are Trump supporters until they prove otherwise.
I’m on my way to NYC and I will not be looking up the skirt of the Statue of Liberty, shrinking my pupils at Time Square or going to the tippy top of the Empire State Building. Though I’ve always tried to do things that were less touristy, I’m now
How do I know this? Because I just damn did it! I just came home from three glorious months in Europe. So, where should you go this summer on the cheap!? Italy By far my favourite place in Europe at the moment. Why? 2 Euro wine. Yep. That’s $2.19
What does the word travel mean to you? Do you picture a road trip across your home country, or climbing onto an airplane as you head into parts unknown? For many people, travel means overcrowded flights, well known landmarks, and overpriced hotels in the biggest cities around the world, but
At some point, we’re all virgins to international travel. Although London is in an English-speaking first-world country, here are a few things I wish I’d known prior to my first few commutes. I could have saved a chunk of change and enjoyed myself a little more. Read the fine print
Kafka in Somethingstan William Reichard I’m vacationing in a small Eastern European country when my wallet and passport are stolen. I’m told there is no U.S. consulate and when I search, find there’s no consulate from any country. With no passport or ID, I’m nobody, so no border crossing. I