Trip time: 10 days Major attractions visited: The Louvre Eiffel…
Author: Nicole Owens
Egypt: The Bucket List Items
No trip to Egypt would be complete without seeing the Sphinx and the Pyramids, right? We felt the same.
The Problem with the Egypt Museum in 2016
Egyptian artifacts are tricky.
The most dangerous thing we’ve ever done, or, why you should always check travel.state.gov
A quick search of travel.state.gov would have revealed warnings such as “do not travel to the Sinai Peninsula due to terrorism”
On the Road in Egypt
We saw our most interesting highway interchange of all time in Egypt in 2016.
Eating in a country where you don’t speak the language
It involves a lot of pointing and uncertainty.
Gratitude: The antidote for tough travel days
Today was tough. Shenzhen is louder, more confusing, and more difficult to navigate than Hong Kong, and my feet hurt as badly as I can ever remember them hurting, ever.
But I believe in finding things to be grateful for, always. So, here goes.
On Vulnerability in China
Musings on a cultural difference between China and the US.
Outmaneuvering Typhoon Manghut & Travelling on the Fly
Typhoon Mangkhut shut down the train between Yangshuo and the coast and cut off the path to our flight out of HK. Time to adapt.
Bastimentos: Care-free and Car-free
Bastimentos is magical. It’s a tiny Panamanian island in the Caribbean that can only be reached by boat and is 100% car free.