The Wonder of Seeing the World Cup in Person

Imagine being in the stands, as the team that you have been following your whole life is about to play one of its most important games in soccer history. It’s not just any game. It’s the last group-stage...

Why Travel Fosters Empathy

I spent the first eight years of my life in Tokyo, Japan. Every day, my sisters and I rode the train almost an hour each way to our American school. There are a thousand tiny memories of those rides - but...
young woman in spa salon

What a Spa Vacation Did for My Mind

There’s a lot of talk about what a spa vacation can do for your body. A vampire facial will make your skin glow. A seaweed body wrap sloughs off toxins and zaps cellulite. And a hot stone massage will make...
man upset because of delayed flight

When Your Travel Plans Change

Ever heard about Murphy's Law? Richard Knight had 10 days to see as much of Australia as he could. A busy attorney, he’d worked around the clock to get his billable hours in beforehand. On weekends he...
Myra in Togo

Back to Africa: Still on the Hunt for Our Home

After leaving Ghana in search of their permanent home on the African continent, Myra Parks (from The Repat Diaries) and her family visit 3 more countries, carefully weighing the pros and cons of each nation...