Monthly Archives: September 2010

Practicing the Language

Every time I visit a new country, I always learn a few basics to the best of my ability- ‘please’ ‘thank you’ and ‘I don’t understand. Do you speak English?’ Above all, don’t forget the importance of body language. You … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesdays

Over the past little while, I’ve developped a hobby creating lexical fields. This quirk of mine extends to how vacation destinations are touted. Throughout this blog, I’ll compile and share a few. It helps me understand the kind of image a place is projecting, what kind of promises it makes to the public, how it’s marketed… and ultimately, the discourse that revolves around it. Continue reading

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Convenient Travel Items 6-10

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Convenient Travel Items 1-5

The worst part of taking a trip is lugging around a heavy suitcase or realizing you need something you never thought you would. I’m not here to tell you to pack socks, underwear, and a few nice t-shirts- you already know that. What may not have occurred to you are my personal lifesavers Continue reading

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Getting Started and Planning your Trip

Where do you want to go? There is a multitude of possibilities… or not depending on what you’re looking for. But the point is, you need to look. Continue reading

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Places I’ve Been

Some of my best moments have been zipping by at the back of a motorino in Rome, watching a coppersmith at work in Sarajevo, an elderly Turkish woman who knew 0 English and me 0 Turkish, feeding me cookies on a loooong bus ride to Cappadocia, and experiencing the sunset and wild camels in the desert of Wadi Rum, Jordan. Continue reading

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About Me

Most of what there is to know about me is that I love travel and tourism more than I should… a bit of an obsession, really. I have an affinity for travel products, especially anything tiny, compact, and/or two in one, too. Here is the platform from where I’ll share my thoughts, experiences, and spout a few opinions in the process. Continue reading

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