Category: United States

  • Things that make you an obnoxious American expat

    Things that make you an obnoxious American expat

    There’s a lot to dislike about American tourists. We’re loud and rude to waiters and do embarrassing things like try to imitate local accents. But at least American tourists are only in town for a couple of days. There’s a special place in cultural hell for someone who chose to immigrate to another country and…

  • The world’s best cities for dogs

    The world’s best cities for dogs

    Dogs are one of the most important part of our lives, and seeing foreign puppers enjoying their life tells you a lot about the place you’re visiting. So where in the world do dogs have the best life? A recent study looked at several different variables related to a dog’s life to determine which are…

  • The challenge of mentally expatriating

    The challenge of mentally expatriating

    There are a lot of challenges related to being an immigrant – the bureaucracy, the culture shock, the homesickness, the language barrier to name a few. One particular hurdle that people rarely ever mention is the difficulty of mentally expatriating from your home country and how emotionally exhausting that is. Most people live in a…

  • Best glamping rentals on Airbnb

    Best glamping rentals on Airbnb

    It’s been a tough year for travel, and not everyone is willing to get on a crowded plane to go get potentially sick in another city. In order to get away, many people have turned to the great outdoors. But let’s face it, camping in tents is not for everyone. Luckily, those of us looking…

  • How American racism is affecting all of us

    How American racism is affecting all of us

    It’s been a bizarre year, but the United States always finds a way to make a bad situation worse. The pandemic washed over Europe and Asia, where life is now returning to business as usual. Restaurants are full and borders are opening for travel, but in the United States, a reality that is somehow far…

  • Travel virtually: See the world without leaving your couch

    Travel virtually: See the world without leaving your couch

    In these new and bizarre times that we find ourselves living in, there isn’t much opportunity for travel. Luckily, the needs of our society have shifted during this pandemic to bring travel to us. That’s why hundreds of interesting experiences around the world have been recreated online to allow us to travel virtually. Here are…