Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Garden of the Sleeping Giant is One of Fiji’s Best Gardens

Nestled among the foothills of Viti Levu's impressive Sleeping Giant, is a small, but beautifully maintained garden. If you are an orchid lover then...

Things to do on a Weekend in Zanzibar…

Everyone visiting Tanzania would love a weekend retreat into the beautiful paradise island of Zanzibar. It's an archipelago 90km off Tanzania's coast and boasts...
Living abroad under a trump presidency

Living Abroad Under a Trump Presidency

The Netherlands is really really great... “Make America first, but Netherlands second,” that's what comedian and social commentator, Arjen Lubach preached to millions this week...
Poverty in India

6 Interesting Things I See Almost Every Day in India

I find that I am developing an everyday routine now. It is human nature, things that used to surprise me I hardly notice anymore....

“Weird” Valentine’s Day Celebration From Around the Globe!

The “Day of Hearts” is fast-approaching. And in most places around the world, February 14 marks the day when overpriced flowers, stuffed teddies, or...

The Conundrum of Blond Kids in a Non-blond Land

The only blond girl in Kindergarten Living in Sri Lanka with two kids can be pretty standard, unless one of your kids is blond. Our...

Vieques’ Bioluminescence Bay Must be Seen to be Believed

Friends, I'm here to tell you something that you absolutely must put on your bucket list today: Kayaking in Bio Bay, Vieques, Puerto Rico. Do it!...

Stocking Your Mexican Expatriate Safety Kit

“I've never seen anything like that before in Mexico,” Carlos said.  In stunned silence we watched the looting of Coppell and Elektra (sic) supercenters in...

The Bittersweet Memories From my First Journey Abroad

Ever since communication technology opened up the world, I have always dreamt of traveling to places beyond my country's borders. Television, newspapers, and the...
Copenhagen travel tips

Copenhagen Travel Tips For People Who Hate Details

I'm fortunate to live in a country - the Netherlands - where travel is very accessible and relatively cheap (as an American, I'm SO not...