As a repatriate, some of the points in this article hit home… … More Wall Street Journal article: Repatriation blues.
Originally posted on The Shooting Star:
My restless soul has a strange relationship with the little red dot on the world map. In the six years I studied and worked in Singapore, I spent my days planning adventures and craving excitement in the far reaches of Southeast Asia. But when I moved away in 2011,…
Dubai was never on my list of places to travel, but since I had the opportunity to go, I wasn’t going to pass it up while visiting the United Arab Emirates. … More United Arab Emirates – Dubai in 36 hours or less.
This is a New York Times opinion piece making the case for more Black Americans to consider expatriation. … More Opinion piece – The Next Great Migration.
I don’t blog about stuff like this (except when I did it for myself). But this is a friend of mine, and when I was going through my personal hell in the United Kingdom and back here in the United States, he and his wife went above & beyond to help me. (They even still … More Please help. (Friends edition.)
Cool quiz that challenges you to use the geography section of your brain. Just did it; didn’t do too bad. Try it, and feel free to comment here or on the original post. Cool quiz that challenges you to use the geography section of your brain. Just did it; didn’t do too bad. Try it, … More The view from above: Can you name these countries using only satellite photos?
Written 10.26.2014: I’m feeling: relaxed after getting lots of sleep. I’m listening to: a DVRed episode of Dead Again. I’m grateful for: a steady paycheck – I don’t have to enjoy my job, but it’s providing for now. New professional opportunities. My clients enjoying themselves at a local arts foundation. A new jacket for autumn – something I … More Gratitude 10.26.2014.
Check out this blog post from I’m Black & I Travel. Here’s an excerpt: Why does international air travel cost so much? A breakdown of a single transcontinental flight reveals just how much you pay in taxes and fees — and why. Read more here >>> Airlines: Anatomy Of An Airfare http://imblacknitravel.com/airlines-airfares/
Today 08.26.2014: I’m feeling: exhausted. Drained. Tired. Sleepy. I’m listening to: mostly silence. I’m thinking about/wondering why: traveling. Going on a real vacation. Sleeping. Anything other than paperwork. This month being over. I’m reading: not much now, but already looking at Kindle prices & models to decide which one to get. That’ll hopefully happen by the … More Gratitude? (Not much for August.)
In the words of the Prophet, “It is finished.” … More Staying put.