Travel Safety Tips

It Takes a Train to Laugh, it Takes a Greyhound to Cry

We left our sunny, idyllic retreat in the North Carolina mountains and headed north, destination Chicago. Back to the real world. People, traffic, roads…and the dreaded Greyhound bus. I braced myself as we entered Knoxville’s Greyhound terminal, knowing what to expect. The waiting room presented a depressingly predictable picture: grim-faced broken people looking forlornly into …

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Top 10 Things Americans Have Told Me When I Tell Them I Travel

As an American, I am often surprised at how ignorant some of my fellow Americans can be. We like to think that we are the best country in the world and that there is nothing to learn from other places. After traveling so much, I think I have a pretty educated opinion about how far …

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