Posts Tagged ‘Culture’
What some say is a valid way to learn about one’s self, another culture and possibly contribute in some way to that community’s plight; others see as an almost evil form of voyeurism in which the supposed benefits can be derived from direct contribution – either via money or labor – without the dignity robbing picture taking.
This is the first of my three part series on traveling to Cuba. Part One of the series focuses on the history of the embargo, how the embargo is portrayed in the US and my opinions on why every American should visit the island. Unlike in the movies, there aren’t any well defined ‘good’ or ‘bad’ guys – no one is innocent in this 50 ...[Read More]
The Ritz-Carlton has found itself in the middle of a disgusting/illegal allegation of accommodating guest’s requests of not being served by "people of color" or with "foreign accents"...
Of course we do!! There are many wonderful sites detailing the Black Travel experience and here are a few excellent blogs.
So you think going to the rest room is the same across the globe? Think again! In many countries the Squat Toilet (also referred to as Natural Position Toilet) reigns supreme. Learn more about Squat Toilets.
To be quite honest, I have been confused on a number of occasions about when and how much gratuity (tip) to a provide when traveling out of the country. I learned pretty quickly that tipping is not necessary in some countries and in others, it is seen as a form of insult. The purpose of