14 Photos of Montenegro That Will Make You Want to Visit

14 Photos of Montenegro That Will Make You Want to Visit

A week before my Balkan road trip I sat in a meeting. I didn’t know the man sitting across from me. I didn’t know his name or his official job title, but I knew he outranked me because of the way he carried himself. We scoffed at the latest news about Trump shoving the prime minister […]

Friends to Cuba- Actually, Friends to Cubans

Friends to Cuba- Actually, Friends to Cubans

If loving Cuba is wrong, then I don’t want to be right. What I especially loved about it were it’s normal, everyday, working class people and the families of the slums. I visited Cuba legally, and hesitated to publish what I learned because of the icy relations of the past that have yet again been […]

Scratching the Surface in Oaxaca City

Scratching the Surface in Oaxaca City

In our modern urban lives we search for the latest cuisine hot-spots across American & European cities. On Friday nights we settle in to the hippest cantinas for tapas and  music. It’s exhausting to keep up with the latest trends as  the new continuously turns over. What happens when trendy is incredibly Old- World, relatively  unknown, & authentic? […]

An Ostrich’s Quest for Culture

An Ostrich’s Quest for Culture

You can come out now. That’s my message to this little ostrich (however not so little she may be!). Why the crazy ostrich? Well, I hate to break it to you but– you see– we/us/you and I . . . I think we have a natural predisposition to be like ostriches. However fierce and and […]