Don’t Be Scared, But Be Smart

I've written two posts now that deal in one way or another about travel to "dangerous" countries: A Quick Word on the Perceived Danger of Foreign Countries and Addressing Concerns Regarding Travel to Mexico. I wrote both those posts through the lens of the typical American traveler who has certainly read the headlines, and had … Continue reading Don’t Be Scared, But Be Smart

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Travel Book of the Week: The Great Railway Bazaar

The trains contain the essential paraphernalia of the culture: Thai trains have the shower jar with the glazed dragon on its side, Ceylonese ones the car reserved for Buddhist monks, Indian ones a vegetarian kitchen and six classes, Iranian ones prayer mats, Malaysian ones a noodle stall, Vietnamese ones bulletproof glass on the locomotive, and … Continue reading Travel Book of the Week: The Great Railway Bazaar