Embracing the Spirit of Experiential Travel

Embracing the Spirit of Experiential Travel

Travel used to be a fairly straightforward concept. To most people, the word conjures up images of airports, cars, hotel rooms, tour buses, amusement parks, beaches, and foreign countries. The basic definition of travel as a journey from one place to another still...
Low-Key Kiev

Low-Key Kiev

In my last post, I discussed my recent trip to Moscow. A few weeks later, I had the opportunity to visit Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, as well. I will spell it “Kiev” for the sake of this blog, but as an interesting contextual point, there is political and cultural...
Lost in Translation: An Israeli-American in Moscow

Lost in Translation: An Israeli-American in Moscow

Born in Israel, and having lived in Brussels, New York City, and St. Thomas,, I consider myself to be multicultural. I came to the United States in 2002 and currently live and run my business on the island of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. I have felt a strong...
Be a Traveler, Not a Tourist

Be a Traveler, Not a Tourist

Tourists get a bad rap, especially American tourists. Some foreigners seem to have this idea that all American tourists are rude, disrespectful, impatient, and selfish. The word itself has a negative connotation. When you hear the word tourist, you’re probably not...