I ended my 13-year Facebook membership in January of 2018. I’ve discovered five important things since then.
Usually, I’m a fan of cab rides. Note that usually is the operative word. Cab rides make for some interesting conversations. At times, I’ve gotten the feeling as though I was talking to a therapist on wheels—a pumpkin-scented air freshener that adds to the realistic feel. Other times I’ve felt as though I had life figured out and […]
It was three months ago, I sat idly yet anxiously by in the international terminal at Boston’s Logan International Airport as time dripped slowly. I thumbed across my iPhone, combing through Facebook’s newsfeed.
Summer is about more than hot days, salmon-coloured shorts, wine tasting and food festivals for me. It is when my son comes to visit for the longest stretch of the year. Now that we are separated by 3,000 miles, summers with him have become an event. Last year when he turned 5, the moment I waited […]
I’m leaping. Some may call it suicide. Others may call it selfishness. They might even find me insane.
Dear Broke Traveler, We’ve all experienced it in some form or fashion after returning from our travels. We exit baggage claim on our way to ground transportation, take a look around, inhale that same stale air we left behind to travel, and exhale sadness—missing a trip that ended all too quickly. We arrive home, cringe internally as the […]
America, a shining beacon of hope and opportunity around the globe. A country where you can enter with just a suitcase, no money and in a matter of years—if you work hard—can have money, education and a home. The roads are broad and plenty there. A place awashed with more opportunities than most countries. A […]