This is our life, dammit! Lets squeeze the magic rainbow out of it!
On Thursday December 4th, 2014, in the wake of the grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officers responsible for the death of Eric Garner, a… Read more “When Traveling Means Bearing Witness”
One of the cultural quirks of being an American is that we are not supposed to criticize anything associated with the republic for which we stand when… Read more “Saving National Face Abroad”
A group of dumb-ass politicians have decided that the best way to deal with sexual harassment on public transport is to make a whole separate wagon for women.
“Let’s be real, these types of initiatives aren’t even really about helping the children. If anything, they’re commodifying and exploiting their suffering, because they know people are willing to pay thousands of dollars for the experience of ‘helping’ them.”
We also need to recognize that there are certain circumstances in life that have allowed us to travel, and that people who can’t do that aren’t necessarily making “excuses.”
From a young age, I dreamed of a life of international travel. In many ways, travel was my first love. It prompted me to quickly consume as much… Read more “Travel Ethically, Travel Well: 5 Ways To Respect Others When You Go Abroad”
Source For those of you who haven’t heard, a small bomb went off last Friday (June 20, 2014) in Bogota. It only injured 3 people and broke… Read more “On the Bomb that Went off in Bogota Last Friday”