The day after we returned to Abu Dhabi, we went on a desert safari that took place in the evening. … More United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi part 2.
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,…
Good day, readers. By the time you see this blog post, I’ll be in the air on my way to Chicago, Illinois… en route to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates for a week. I’ve held this in for 2 months, and I was about to burst. 😐 I’m so grateful to finally get back to … More Off we go.
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.
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?
Originally posted on Quartz:
Taking a round-trip flight from New York to San Francisco means you’re generating the global warming equivalent of two to three tons of carbon dioxide. That’s a lot—as much as a third of the total CO2 emissions created by the average European each year, and about 15% of that created by the average American. But because most air travel…
Montenegro is a tiny country situated in southeastern Europe. With a little over 632,000 people, its population is one of the smallest in Europe. During my short trip to Croatia, I had the privilege of going on a day trip to Montenegro, and it was a day well spent. … More Montenegro 06.29.2013.
So by the time you read this, I’ll be heading to… … More On the road again.
Originally posted on Philosopher Mouse of the Hedge:
Stoic and precise: 21 men Measured and precise: 21 steps Sharp and cold: 21 rifles More than 21 tears. More than 21 should remember. About the Blue Star Memorial Highways: Why the Blue Star? During WW II, families and homes that had a son or daughter in…
Spinster's NEW #blog post: Happy holidays. #HomeSweetHome #postaweek #expat #expatriate http://t.co/BTFsU7jk — Spinster (@SpinstersC) December 25, 2012 By the time you read this, I’ll be in transit to the United States. I usually book my ticket well in advance but this time, I couldn’t so I thought I wouldn’t get to visit. But for some … More Happy holidays.