Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Dublin City Center Cheap Eats Edition

My husband always tells me Dublin has become a famous tourist destination, especially during the better days of spring and summer. He told me...

Please Don’t Go to Cuba If…

In 2014, I was fortunate enough to spend a month in Cuba studying dance, politics, and economics. It was the summation of a nearly ten-year...

You Don’t Have to be a LOTR Fan to Visit This Storybook Village

Nestled into a tiny corner of lush verdant hills on New Zealand's north island is a little picturesque storybook village just waiting to whisk...

Avoid Becoming a Victim of Nairobi’s Famed Gangsters…

Like in any other mega city, Nairobi's crime-stars sometimes make it an unsafe place to live. Their invisible crime traps have left victims fuming...
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The Ups and Downs of Travel and Tourism in India

I've been in India for four months now and so far I've visited Agra, Jaipur, Udaipiur and Rieshikesh. Booking reservations and traveling around India...
Tina's Life Lessons: Beggers, Water Heaters, and Pocket Knives in Mexico

Tina’s Life Lessons: My Heart Hurts When People Beg For Money

In an ongoing series, our writer Tina reflects on her life lessons as an expat in Mexico. Here are lessons 34 - 36. Check...
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Celebrating Lent in Dublin: What You Need to Know

Lent is a big deal in my home country (Philippines). I believe that it is not only because Filipinos are predominantly Catholics but because...

¿Eres Cubana?

  Eh-REs Quoo-BAH-nah. A voice called out. It was the typical accent here, but I still needed practice registering the sounds as words. “Oh,” I...
Floating Market in Thailand

How to Save Money at Thailand’s Floating Markets

As a photographer, I always longed for a chance to visit a floating market in Thailand. The vibrant colors and the bustling market and...

My Grievances With Nairobi’s Cab Taxis

It's difficult to hop from one part of Nairobi to the other especially when you've got a serious appointment. The city's public transportation is...