Life can get in the way pretty fast: it is our relationships that are most important, so take care of them first.
The Thatch Caye resort in Belize was my first experience with communal eating.
Thatch Caye is a cozy resort, where life forces you to disconnect and relax.
I’ve earned my badge for traveling – spending a year abroad in high school as an exchange student; followed by 9 years as an expat in London, where I discovered my now wife from India; and now with her, traveled extensively throughout Europe and India. Oddly though, I’m not a social traveler. Slightly introverted by…
One of the first observations when traveling through the Moroccan countryside is the lack of billboards and advertisements. A US highway has so many signs, billboards and noise constantly grabbing for your attention that you almost don’t notice it. Outside of the Marrakesh, many of the accommodations are adequate and yet simple — without much of the…
You are accustomed to the noise around your home. It falls into the background, but the agitation is still there. To know the silence of the desert gives you to appreciation for the stimulation you endure each day.
My year in high school as an exchange student in Bremen was challenging, even though the experience was invaluable. One of the most difficult parts was my host mother.
A place isn’t boring. But being an exchange student, sitting through a class in a language you don’t speak can be… so what did I do?