Tag: Travel

Friday Random Ten – the Panama edition

You probably didn’t notice with all the great guest-blogging going on, but I was away for a while at the end of August and beginning of September, galavanting around Panama and Colombia. I’m still in the process of uploading the…

The Human Diaspora

Well it’s been good chillin in these parts for a bit and catching the action these past couple weeks, but the time has come to respectfully bow out with a bittersweet smile, with a warm embrace to our hosts and…

Miami Travel Tips?

I’m leaving for a long weekend in Miami on Thursday. I’ve never been, so I’m looking for some travel advice. Basically, I’m not looking for the stereotypical Miami weekend. I just want to lay on a pretty beach and eat…

And… back.

Jill on Ko Phi Phi, originally uploaded by JillNic83. I’ve finally returned from my Southeast Asia travels, and will be back on the blog full time. A huge, huge thanks and round of applause to the guest bloggers, who did…

The Ethics of Tourism: An Informal Poll

Introductions aside, I want to start with an informal poll. Because I run what is essentially a blog for English-speaking queer and/or women travelers (and the occasional ex-pat) in Mexico, I want to ask people what they think about the…

Quarter-Life Crisis Time

So I’m 25 today, and I finished the New York Bar Exam on Wednesday (yay!). I’ve been working on destroying my liver since 4:30 on Wednesday, but today is extra-special, so I’m celebrating by going to my favorite steakhouse for…

Crappy Birthday

Americans’ unhappy birthday: ‘Too much wrong right now’, by Pauline Arrillaga, AP via Yahoo! News. . . . talk turns to the state of the Union, and the [Gilbert, Ariz., chapter of the Optimist Club] become decidedly bleak. They use…