Travel Journals And Articles

  • Umrah Vacation

    AhmadSar

    by: AhmadSar

    created on: Jan 22, 2013 | Saudi Arabia

    This trip was like an award, I got it from uni. students' union at my first year in engineering college. As a Muslim, I went there with other colleagues for prayer and religious duties ... just like when any christian come to Bethlehem to visit Church of the Nativity. I have a lot of fun with my friends there, it was an amazing trip.

  • Algunas Diferencias entre los Estados Unidos y España

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    shan2010

    by: shan2010

    created on: Jan 20, 2013 | Madrid, Spain

    Some Differences between the US and Spain: I am trying to remember to record all the differences, similarities, observations that I discover while I am in Spain and so far I have found quite a few, and I am sure there will be more. But for now:  Education: The other day I discussed the US educational system with my host mother (she likes to have English lessons with her every day) and during …

  • El inicio de mi vida nueva (bueno, para los próximos 6 meses)

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    shan2010

    by: shan2010

    created on: Jan 19, 2013 | Madrid, Spain

    The Start of My New Life (well for the next 6 months)! Wow what a couple of weeks it has been!! I am sorry I haven’t written in two weeks, but I have been so busy!! I have also been adjusting to the time change and the times to eat. In Spain, they have “lunch” between 2 and 3:30, but it is the largest meal of the day. Then dinner is …

  • 5 months ago

    gottzuky

    by: gottzuky

    created on: Jan 14, 2013 | Bangkok, Thailand

    It has been exactly 5 months since I landed here. I have been residing in Thailand for the past 151 days, 3652.42 hrs and 21.7 weeks. That's a long time! 5 months ago seem very far away but not that far after all... thank you, skype!  I  still remember the day of my departure as if it was yesterday. I remember the smell of rain. My TOMS were wet by the …

  • Sexual Harassment at its finest

    gottzuky

    by: gottzuky

    created on: Jan 11, 2013 | Bangkok, Thailand

    Taxi drivers have quite a reputation, don’t they? In Bolivia, you can’t trust taxi drivers. NO WAY IN HELL. They are known to kidnap you and take all your money. Here are quick facts about taxi drivers worldwide: -They are horny all the time-They tend to smell bad (armpit smell)-They tend to be assholes  I get it, taxi drivers don’t trust passengers and passengers DO NOT trust taxi drivers. There are a …

  • Un regalo para mi

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    shan2010

    by: shan2010

    created on: Jan 07, 2013 | Madrid, Spain

    On the 6th of January, I woke up due to the screams and yells of the children and the sounds of ripping paper. Yes, the three wise men had come and brought presents! The children had already ripped into most of theirs, but they were all excited with the present of a gerbil! At first we thought it was a hamster, but since it has a tail, it is a …

  • Arrival to Spain and Los Reyes Magos

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    shan2010

    by: shan2010

    created on: Jan 06, 2013 | Madrid, Spain

    Finalemente he llegado! Finally I have arrived! I can’t believe that I am here in Madrid and writing this entry from my bed in Spain. I had a long flight to get here (about 8 hours), but I was very fortunate to fly first class! And honestly after experiencing it, at least for really long flights first class is the way to fly! I quickly became friends with my seat …