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27 Quick World Travel Tips

27 Quick World Travel Tips

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27 tips to make your world travel almost as good as mine.

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What am I doing here? Sledding with Moroccan Snow Bunnies

What am I doing here? Sledding with Moroccan Snow Bunnies

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Ifrane, Morocco 19 DEC 2012 I work too much.  You wouldn’t believe how much time I put into Vagobond with social media, site research, article writing, editing, finding and working with writers, handling guest posts, and searching for advertising revenue.  I’m not…

How Not To Enjoy World Travel – Part 2

How Not To Enjoy World Travel – Part 2

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Don’t read anything about the country of place you are going to. That way you won’t understand the culture, the traditions, the history, the climate, or anything else. You will be able to have a completely one dimensional experience.

Strange Associations with Black Folks

Strange Associations with Black Folks

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One thing they didn’t call black people in North Africa was niggers, but upon coming to Turkey, I was incredibly surprised to find that Turkish people (like Germans and Spanish) commonly refer to black people as niggers. This, to me, is shocking and offensive but of course upon asking, it turns out that it is simply referring to black people by a term they know and not using a totally offensive hate filled word. Still, I’m telling my students that a better term is black.