Category: Reflections

Turning Left Around the World

Turning Left Around the World is for those of a certain age who have rid themselves…

Turning Left Around the World is for those of a certain age who have rid themselves of the ‘cash-rich time-poor’ restraint…

A Revere Beach Reverie

An Airline Pilot's Recollection of his Youth on Revere Beach, in Boston By Patrick Smith…

An Airline Pilot's Recollection of his Youth on Revere Beach, in Boston By Patrick Smith Sometimes when I hear the…

How My Smartphone Ruined my Travel Experience

Not using my iPhone abroad improved the way I travel and reconnected me with the…

Not using my iPhone abroad improved the way I travel and reconnected me with the real world By Sarah Eddy…

Traveling While American

Is the Passport in Your Pocket a Bulls-eye on Your Back? By Mike Howard I…

Is the Passport in Your Pocket a Bulls-eye on Your Back? By Mike Howard I can’t count the number of…

Fukushima, Where Japanese Traditions Continue

Returning to Fukushima after Nuclear Disaster By Taylor Bond The much beloved Japanese movie, Princess…

Returning to Fukushima after Nuclear Disaster By Taylor Bond The much beloved Japanese movie, Princess Mononoke, opens with a fast-paced…

Expat Living: Is It for You?

Six Lessons I’ve Learned as an Expat in Israel By Roberta Rottigni The word expat…

Six Lessons I’ve Learned as an Expat in Israel By Roberta Rottigni The word expat is an abbreviation for expatriate,…

Scotland: Four Unique Places to Get Cozy

Finding Scotland's Fiery Warmth in Winter in four unique accommodations By Helen Moat I'm standing…

Finding Scotland's Fiery Warmth in Winter in four unique accommodations By Helen Moat I'm standing on a Scottish beach between…

The Bus: Why Americans Still Board the Greyhounds

While Cheap Flights Siphon Away Many Travelers, Some Still Stick with the Bus ByAlexander Volberding Other…

While Cheap Flights Siphon Away Many Travelers, Some Still Stick with the Bus ByAlexander Volberding Other than a fear of flying,…

Sapa, Vietnam: It's Not About Needing, It's About Giving

Meeting Villagers and Shopping in Sapa, Vietnam By Donnie Sexton Our mini-van had barely come…

Meeting Villagers and Shopping in Sapa, Vietnam By Donnie Sexton Our mini-van had barely come to a halt in the…

Cyprus: The Wall of Shame

Crossing the wall of the Shame: Last divided capital of Europe. By Abel Bordonado Lillo…

Crossing the wall of the Shame: Last divided capital of Europe. By Abel Bordonado Lillo It seems that walls have…

Dingle, Ireland: Forgotten Desolation

Dingle Ireland, where the terrible potato famine is still recalled By Andrew Castillo Heavy is…

Dingle Ireland, where the terrible potato famine is still recalled By Andrew Castillo Heavy is the ground that carries lost…

Grenada: A People to Learn From

By Mary Govoni I went to Grenada with the expectation that I was going to…

By Mary Govoni I went to Grenada with the expectation that I was going to write about the country’s complex…