2015 was a big travel year for me. 2016… not so much. So far, I have only 2 weekend trips planned, and that may very well be the extent of my travels this year. (My friend is getting married in England so if that happens this year, that’ll be another trip.) I’m back on my own, … More Slow day (more like slow year).
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If you follow the journey of 4 Deep Around the World, you know I’m a huge advocate of international travel. I constantly promote taking advantage of every opportunity to see the world. World travel is the new “it” thing that’s taking the world by storm. This is evident by a simple…
As a repatriate, some of the points in this article hit home… … More Wall Street Journal article: Repatriation blues.
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.
Who forces time is pushed back by time; who yields to time finds time on his side. –The Talmud (NOTE: this is a long one, with a bit of cursing, disclosure, no punches pulled, and vulnerability. Don’t like any of that? Don’t bother reading any further.) NEW #MustRead #blog post: Then and now. #postaweek #expatriate … More Then and now.
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.
Exactly 1 year ago today, I left the United Kingdom after living there for over 3 years. … More The end. (Or the beginning?)
Today 10.01.2014: I’m feeling: busy. I’m listening to: A Charlie Brown Christmas. I’m grateful for: my new Kindle, purchased exactly 1 month ago. The ability to read for pleasure again; while I love regular books, carrying them around only made my back & neck issues worsen. Paying off another debt in September. Filling out, and … More Delayed gratitude.
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.)