A picture of text in a dictionary.

When you travel, finding the right words to communicate can be a struggle. It may be a matter of simple politeness, ordering the right ingredients for your pizza, knowing the difference between trousers and pants, or even how to find emergency services.

Finding the Words

When you travel, finding the right words to communicate can be a struggle. It may be a matter of simple politeness, ordering the right ingredients for your pizza, knowing the difference between trousers and pants,

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Later this year I’m going to a dream destination filled with diversity, color, great food, and oodles of history! And the big news is…?

Update: …and the big news is?

For those of you who follow the TourAbsurd Facebook page, the last couple of days have been filled with hint dropping about an exciting travel destination that just made its way onto my itinerary.  Three

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From the Elephant Nature Park, but Lek Chailert

A postcard from Thailand about the ending of cruelty and the beginning of freedom.

Postcard from the End of the World

Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals "love" them. But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more. ~ Edwin Way Teale   Great postcard

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a junk that is anything but

Looking eastward for more daydreaming inspiration. :)

Dreaming of Asia: Part 2

Sometimes daydreams help shape goals, crystallize fantasies, or expand consciousness.  Other times they serve as a refuge from the pain of everyday life.  At this time the latter dynamic is in play.  I try to

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Bagan temples, Myanmar

Five destinations that occupy my daydreams about Asia travel.

Quote: Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness…

  Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one

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Adorable puppy pulls on a child’s shirt despite all attempts at seriousness.

Featured photo: Vietnamese puppy!

Nha Trang, Vietnam Today's photo comes from Lisa Lubin of LLWorldTour.com.  She offered all kinds of cute critter pics (some of which may still show up  :) for me to post, as cute critter pics

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