Indecent Exposure: Crossing the Atlantic

No matter how much I travel there are always surprises and lessons that start almost as soon as I set foot on a plane. This year’s journey from Washington DC to Mumbai was… Continue reading

Reverse Culture Shock and the Bum Gun

*I wrote this upon returning home from traveling last summer and recently found it on my computer.* Culture shock. Everyone has heard the term, world traveler or agorophobe. When you travel to somewhere… Continue reading

The Past and the Present: Re-engaging the Travel Blog

One of my New Year’s Resolutions this year was to re-engage in recording my travel and life experiences.  It’s been over a year since my last post on this platform (I have been… Continue reading

My Trippy Tattoo Experience

My gaze absently took in the beginning of mayhem on the other side of the large glass paned wall. It was the day before the official start of Songkran, the largest water festival… Continue reading

Fearless

Fearless The tree does not fear reaching for the sky.  It knows how to stay true to its roots. The leaf does not fear falling from the tree.  It separates with grace to… Continue reading

A Warrior’s Attitude of Musical Gratitude

What is the first thing that you do every day upon waking? Take a shower, check your email, mentally complain about your alarm seeming to go off earlier and earlier each day? Bittu… Continue reading

Lose Yourself to Dance: The India Yoga Festival

This year something profound happened to me at the India Yoga Festival. It wasn’t one of those “Aha!” moments of sudden revelation. Rather it was a subtle rising within my consciousness, a reaction… Continue reading

Back to the Future: Another ‘Winter’ in Goa

I spent the months of August until December catching up with friends and family back home in the USA. Now that the winter chill and snow have set in, it is time for… Continue reading

San Andres Island and Saying So Long For Now

I had time for one last stop in Colombia, and outside of the US for that matter. The choice was clear, as clear as the multi-hued waters of San Andres island. Located off… Continue reading

The Girl with the Feather in Her Hair

My journey outside of the US will come to an end in two days.  In reflecting back on what have been the most memorable, most powerful moments in my journey there are a… Continue reading