2017 May Day in Cuba; First Impressions  —  In Context With Venezuela

2017 May Day in Cuba; First Impressions  —  In Context With Venezuela

Three hours from JFK. 90 miles from Key West. And yet, seemingly worlds away. Four New Yorkers — Alex, Elliot, Emma, and I — waited far too long for checked bags to show up, the first indication we were running on island time, and a socialist island at that. Our...
You’re Going To Miss…The Trans-Mongolian & Tibet

You’re Going To Miss…The Trans-Mongolian & Tibet

Press play. And then start reading.     “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin You’re going to miss the trepidation of landing in a foreign country, for which visas you’ve...
No Typhoon Can Stop The Monsoon: Bali

No Typhoon Can Stop The Monsoon: Bali

Ubud, Bali, Indonesia In the last post I described the massive risk we were taking rebooking a flight from the Philippines to Bali after a later flight of ours was cancelled because of the typhoon. Well, we made it. Not even a typhoon can stop the monsoon!  ...