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3 Small Ways to Make a Big Difference

Earlier this month I was asked to participate in a collaborative project to chronicle the ways that people can make a difference in the world. Specifically the small things that people do. Not everyone is a millionaire and not everyone can give up their careers to volunteer full-time. But there are little things that we …

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Out of the Loop when Abroad: Missing Movies

So by now you probably know that I’m fairly well connected to the online world. Twitter and Facebook are useful tools and they’ve helped me out a lot while traveling. But at the same time, there’s a bit of taunting going on. Every now and then something shows up repeatedly in Twitter and I don’t …

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Using Wikipedia as a Travel Guide

Remember how I decided I didn’t like having a guidebook with me in Morocco? (read it here) Well, as soon as I got to Egypt I was almost in a panic trying to find a map of Cairo—or any travel information whatsoever. Egypt’s tourism industry isn’t exactly friendly to individual travelers. It’s built much more …

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