Who is The Minority Nomad?
 

Who is The Minority Nomad?

“Whereas the average individuals “often have not the slightest idea of what they are, of what they want, of what their own opinions are,” self-actualizing individuals have “superior awareness of their own impulses, desires, opinions, […]

 
 

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Best Workout for Travelers: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
 

Best Workout for Travelers: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu(BJJ) was born when traditional Japanese Judo was modified by Carlos Gracie for use in Brazil. Through the hard work of Carlos and Helio Gracie, BJJ became the dominant martial art in Brazil and eventually […]

 
 
 
 
Top Travel Movies: Minority Nomad Edition
 

Top Travel Movies: Minority Nomad Edition

Every  travel blogger has a top travel movie list. Because like travel narratives, films inspire and motivate. They bring to life travel in a way many other mediums can’t. This list is entirely my opinion […]

 
 
 
 
Bangkok Shopping Tourist refund Thailand
 

Bangkok Shopping Tips 2013

TIP: Save all of your receipts and make sure you get the VAT refund slip from the sales clerk. http://www.asiatraveltips.com/VATRefundsforTouristsinThailand.shtml Bangkok shopping can be exhilarating, humbling, frustrating, and profitable. For many tourist it can be […]

 
 
 
 
What to know about Americans when visiting the U.S.
 

What to know about Americans when visiting the U.S.

    “America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.“ Oscar Wilde “The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of […]

 
 
 
 
 

Journal

Dubrovnik Day Trip: Beautiful Elaphite Islands
 

Dubrovnik Day Trip: Beautiful Elaphite Islands

 A trip to Dubrovnik isn’t complete without a day trip to the Elaphite Islands. The Elaphite Islands consist of eight major islands and five Islets (small island). Elaphite Islands also have numerous reefs and rocks that are just […]

 
 
 
Sighisoara Romania Photo Journal
 

Sighisoara Romania Photo Journal

Sihisoara, Romania is a filler city. A place that’s in between larger cities and warrants a visit. I wouldn’t recommend spending more than a few hours here. Maybe a night. With that said, Sighisoara remains […]

 
 
 
Sibiu Romania Photo Journal: Day 3
 

Sibiu Romania Photo Journal: Day 3

#MySibiu is a project implemented by AIOS (www.aios.ro) and financed by Sibiu Town Hall (www.turism.sibiu.ro). In association with Partners Grafit Gallery Apartments (booking.com/grafitapartmentssibiu), Cafe Wien (www.cafewien.ro), Brukenthal National Museum (brukenthalmuseum.ro), ASTRA museum (www.muzeulastra.ro), and Radu […]

 
 
 
 
Sibiu Romania Photo Journal: Day 2
 

Sibiu Romania Photo Journal: Day 2

  Whew. What a day. The day was largely dedicated to finishing museums and receiving a crash course in Romanian economics and history. Unfortunately photography largely isn’t allowed in the museums but I was able […]

 
 
 
Sibiu Romania Photo Journal: Day 1
 

Sibiu Romania Photo Journal: Day 1

After a good nights sleep I hit the ground running with the team from AIOS (www.aios.ro). My guides and go to sources of information. Having no real prior knowledge of Sibiu or Romanian culture I […]

 
 
 
 
 
 

Minority Report

A Black Woman’s Fears of Travel
 

A Black Woman’s Fears of Travel

Readers reach out to me with questions, praise, and sometimes hate. I’m always happy to read mail from people of color that want to travel. Especially women. Although few and far between, It’s encouraging to […]

 
 
 
 
Minority Travel: What is the Difference?
 

Minority Travel: What is the Difference?

  “Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become […]

 
 
 
 

Recommendations and Reviews

Travel Photography Gear List on a Budget
 

Travel Photography Gear List on a Budget

Very few things matter more to a photographer than having the right gear. A fellow photographer recently said, “The most important part of photography isn’t what gear you use. It’s knowing the gear you have […]

 
 
 
Do I Need Travel Insurance? Hell Yes and Here’s Why
 

Do I Need Travel Insurance? Hell Yes and Here’s Why

I decided to get travel insurance only because I had expensive camera gear. The chance of me getting sick was slim to none according to me. Oh how wrong I was. And the crazy part, […]

 
 
 
Top Travel Apps for 2014
 

Top Travel Apps for 2014

Smartphones are an essential part of travel. From photos to texting, smartphones go everywhere you do. So why not on holiday? I’ve compiled a list of the top apps i’m using this year and you […]

 
 
 
 

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