Musings

Why I Don’t Believe In Respecting Cultural Traditions

I'm a traveler. Because of this, I like to be connected to other travelers as much as possible. In fact, on any given day, most of my Facebook statuses are from the several travel groups I'm in - some female travelers, some travel bloggers, etc. - posting about...

How Travel Teaches You: The Miracle Morning S.A.V.E.R.

Travel teaches you a lot about the world. That's something that's pretty well accepted among most people that value travel. Whether traveling abroad or within your own country, you often see, hear, and experience things you otherwise never would have. Sometimes the...

Eleutheromania: The Intense Or Manic Yearning For Freedom

Eleutheromania. Have you heard this word before? One of my best friends posted a meme on my Facebook page today about this very word. "Eleutheromania," it read. "Having an intense and irresistible desire for freedom." I looked up the word - having immediately fallen...