When traveling to a new country, it is very important to respect the culture you are visiting. You are just that, a visitor. It is not your culture, therefore you have no right to impose what you think should be going on.
Travel isn’t something just for the rich. Trust me, I’m a broke b*tch.
Everyone dreams of traveling the world with someone you love. But a baecation can quickly turn into a bomb. How can you avoid international disaster?
If you’re new here, I’ve shared that I have struggled with depression, anxiety, and PTSD and it’s been a challenge for all aspects of my life. I have been hospitalized for panic attacks, gone to therapy, tried medicines and nothing seemed to work, except travel. As amazing as traveling is, it almost never goes smoothly.Read the Post
Where is home, after all?
Let me introduce you all to my “little” brother, Bill. I say “little” because he is six feet tall and he hasn’t been smaller than me since he was 13 years old. Alas, I am older and obviously wiser than him, that’s why I knew I needed to expose him to the world. My brotherRead the Post
Stereotypically, when people think of an Arab, or better yet Muslim woman – the first misconceptions are that she has no rights and little choice in her life. In Tunisia, most of these misconceptions are false. That’s right, Tunisian women are viewed, by law, as equal to men. However, there are two types of laws in Tunisia.Read the Post
Hello Hola Aslema I am writing to you from the motherland, Mama Africa. It has been a week since I’ve returned home, that is, the land where I was born. I left Tunisia as a baby and it took 27 years for me to be able to return. Yet when I arrived, this land didn’tRead the Post
I have always been a cultural enigma. No one ever knew where I was “from,” or the more popular question, “what are you?”. Because “human being” is never an acceptable answer.
No Colombia is not all about cocaine, guerrillas, and Pablo Escobar! It’s common misconceptions like these which often prevent, if not deter tourism to Colombia. While in the 80’s, yes Colombia was plagued with drug and guerrilla warfare. Conditions which made life dangerously impossible. With the rise of drug bosses like Pablo Escobar or GriseldaRead the Post