When In Rome…Do As New Yorkers Do?

When In Rome…Do As New Yorkers Do?

When I was in Italy last, I thought it was odd to have spent a week there and yet never set foot in Rome. So when I discovered a free flight there thanks to an abundance of Chase Sapphire miles, I supposed this would be a good time to finally go. For the longest time...
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...
Going Streaking In A Mongolian Winter

Going Streaking In A Mongolian Winter

Photo credit to Melissa Weinmann for the photo above. The Zaisan Memorial just got served Ulaanbaatar just got served Photo Credit: LaiYuen Looi   Hello from a balmy -15ºF (-22ºC) in the coldest capital city on the planet: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia! After...