Stepping Into A Labyrinth Of Languages In Tangier, Morocco

“Hay un toilette fii el camión?” I found myself thinking. One sentence, three languages: Spanish, French, Arabic, and Spanish again. “Probably not,” was the follow-up thought. And there was English. This would be my experience in Tangier: existing entangled across … Continued

Why I Thought I Would Hate Cancun… And Why I Absolutely Loved It

posted in: Destinations, Mexico, North America | 18

I’m not sure exactly how it started, but somewhere along the line in backpacker culture it became really popular to hate on Cancun. It’s a trend that I have noticed consistently, both in interactions with other travelers in Mexico and in travel … Continued

Dubai, Part 2: Riding In Cars With Strangers

Leap of faith Setting: Dubai International Airport. State of being: jetlagged and frenzied. I cursed my stone age travel phone for about the 1,000th time, trying to connect to the internet. Every time, an error message popped up. I cursed … Continued