Cuba: Things I wished I had known before I went. A new book, Cuba What Everyone Needs to Know answers political questions that are helpful for visitors.
Sarah Eddy found a lot of benefits to not carrying and using your smartphone during a trip, between asking for directions and meeting people, to interacting on the subway and remembering things better without taking pictures of everything.
Returning to Fukushima Province after the disastrous nuclear power plant meltdown, you wouldn’t even know it had happened. None of the people there want to talk about it, instead, they prefer to show off their soba noodles and handicrafts from ancient times.
Expat living can be different than people think, and the author is an Italian who has lived in Israel for the past two years, tips on how to enjoy your expat experience and ways to get over homesickness etc.