The New Christmas Traditions

Traveling full time means spending most of the holidays away from family. Birthdays, Easter, and Christmas are celebrated via Skype. To feel at least a bit festive I usually buy a plastic Christmas tree and hope that it will bring a little bit of the festive feel. The good thing about being away for holidays…

A Travelers Guide to Making Movies in Morocco

“Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.” This is a classic movie quote from the movie Casablanca and one of the most known movie quotes of all time. Though Casablanca is not my favorite movie and that is not my favorite movie quote, this post…

Let’s Talk About Soap

Thinking back on when my parents and I took one of those “fancy” vacations where we actually stayed in a hotel, I cannot help but think of the little soap bars and shampoo bottles waiting in the bathroom. Sometimes there was even a body lotion, but that was only if we were staying in a…