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.
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.