Aviation Myths & Misconceptions

When the time came for me to leave high school & further my education, I chose to go into aviation – more specifically, the field of avionics. Avionics is defined as electronics as applied to aviation. What does the mean? It means I spent years in classrooms listening to old people speak, I read a... Continue Reading →

731

Today marks exactly 2 years since I arrived in Doha, Qatar. 731 days have passed since I got off that airplane & the heat whacked me in the face. I think back at how nervous I was & I don't believe that was misplaced. I had never been here before, I didn't know anyone, I... Continue Reading →

Money Talks

In the previous post, we discussed the practice of tipping while you travel. Keeping with the money theme, I decided to share pictures of currencies that I have used & find unusual, interesting or fun to look at. Starting with a note which few people have seen & probably the rarest currency I've used. Djiboutian... Continue Reading →

Tipping While Traveling

Picture this: you’re on vacation to a place you’ve never been before. You have authentic food at a restaurant & you settle the bill. Do you leave money for the server? The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines tip as “to give a gratuity to” & the word gratuity as “something given voluntarily or beyond obligation usually for... Continue Reading →

Solo Travel Stigma

Depending on who you ask & where they come from, you will get a difference of opinion on whether or not there is a stigma attached to traveling on your own. While we live in a time when we are largely free to live our lives as we please, we are not free from thoughts... Continue Reading →

Hidden Costs In Travel

We know that flights, hotel bookings, food & experiences take up a huge chunk of our travel budget, but there are other areas of travel that do cost money. These are often overlooked especially if the person is traveling for the first time or new to planning trips for themselves. We’re going to look at... Continue Reading →

Hostels vs Hotels

Finding accommodation for your trip can be a daunting task & often it is easy to make the wrong choice. We live in a time where we are spoilt for choice when it comes to which type of accommodation we would like to stay at. Anything from couchsurfing to high end resorts are available for... Continue Reading →

Travel After Coronavirus

With countries starting to open their borders & airlines slowly starting to resume their flights, the prospect of traveling is now becoming more of a reality. A question that has been asked many times over the last few months is this: What will travel be like after coronavirus? Many travel bloggers & tour companies have... Continue Reading →

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