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Category Archives: Africa & Middle East

This Woman is Hitchhiking Her Way Solo Around the Entire Globe
This Woman is Hitchhiking He...
When the waitress crushed the fish’s head open with a spoon, Kristin Addis thought she’d have to politely eat brains. ...
Jul 27, 2017 , 2
Violence or Fetishization, and Sometimes Both: What It’s like to Travel as a Black Woman
Violence or Fetishization, a...
“Your body is your first home. Breathing in, I arrive in my body. Breathing out, I am home.” –Thich Nhat ...
Jul 20, 2017 , 2
Visiting a Mosque Embarrassed Me, but Not for the Reason You Might Think
Visiting a Mosque Embarrasse...
I step into Sultan Ahmet Mosque, head covered, shirt sleeves and pant legs the required length for my gender, just ...
Jul 12, 2017 , 1
Is Dubai a Woman Traveler’s Paradise?
Is Dubai a Woman Traveler’s ...
When I first accepted an offer to teach in Dubai, I had a million and one questions. Is it safe? ...
Jun 19, 2017 , 3
I Found Home in a Small Fishing Village in Southern Africa. You Might Too.
I Found Home in a Small Fish...
It is funny how you can find a piece of home even when you’re so far away. If there’s one ...
Jun 01, 2017 , 1
Traveling to Senegal as a US-Born Black Woman Changed My Life, and My Hair
Traveling to Senegal as a US...
I step off the plane and sun caresses my hair; I feel at home. It’s a month after my summer ...
May 15, 2017 , 2