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Pushing My Buttons

Pushing My Buttons

I’ve been traveling with Cross Cultural Journeys for over 15 years now. It started with a life-changing walk across the Sahara Desert, and continued on with Tibet, Mongolia, Botswana and Cuba. CCJ is owned by my friend Carole Angermeir, who has been dreaming up inspirational trips for 23 years. These trips aren’t typical tours to […]

The Invisible Monument

The Invisible Monument

Maria Cienfuegos travels the Cuban countryside taking photographs of long-forgotten monuments. She has spent her photography career investigating the overlooked tales of her island’s history. She’s interested in finding the untold stories of lovers and unremarkable tales of families and farms. As she travels the countryside sifting through the artifacts of forgotten Cuban life, she often […]

Road Food

Road Food

My recent trip to Panama required a bit of resourcefulness when it came to food at certain times. There were more than a few days when I was on the road all day, worried about finding my next destination. On those days, I usually resorted to club soda and plantain chips that I bought by […]

Get on The Bus

Get on The Bus

“You’re either on the bus or off the bus.” –Tom Wolfe, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test A few weeks back, a couple of young women blew into Nosara and caught my attention. I first noticed them after yoga class as they carried two hand-painted driftwood signs that I didn’t stop to read. A few days […]

Meetings Made of Magic

Meetings Made of Magic

Have you ever thought about how complicated it is for the universe to bring two people together? To get the right folks in the right place at the right time, there are tons of strings to pull, planes to delay and sleep to disrupt.  When you think about it, it seems like a complex web […]