Category Archives: Culture

NYC Behind European Cities in Free-Wifi Race

NYC Behind European Cities in Free-Wifi Race

Traveling over the summer, I visited a few of the major European capitals including Rome, London and Paris where I found they have abundantly adopted free wifi. In these cities, I easily found coffee shops and restaurants where I could get online. And surprisingly, this contrasts my experience at home, in New York City, where…

Do the French Really Hate Americans? (VIDEO)

Do the French Really Hate Americans? (VIDEO)

Have you ever traveled to France and felt less than welcome by the locals? Maybe there’s a reason why. What do you think? Did this help shed some light on the subject? Do you feel more prepared to approach the French? Subscribe to my blog to get notifications when I post by SIGN UP link…

Playing Holi (VIDEO)

Playing Holi (VIDEO)

Holi is a festival to welcome the Spring. It is celebrated widely in Western and Northern India over two days with bonfires, parties, live music, dance and food – and of course colored powder. It is said to be a time when social structures that restrict people from interacting freely based on age, sex, or…

Beware of Fear in Mexico – It’s overrated.

Beware of Fear in Mexico – It’s overrated.

I just got back from Mexico on a trip to the Yucatan Peninsula along the stretch known as the Mayan Riviera. Before I went, I did a fair bit of research about the region. And I found two very common threads. In the Mayan Riviera, there are tons of accommodations and attractions. And secondly, I…

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