travel story

My Carnival: Blue Body Paint, Blood Poisoning & Beenie Man

Every year, my sister and I go to Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago. For years I have tried to to explain the concept of “carnival” to my American…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 5, 2012 - 11:00 am

Girl Talk: I Travel The World. Alone.

Since 1998, I’ve filled two passports, trundled through innumerable airports and navigated the border crossings of 28 countries — almost always by myself.  Occasionally I’ve been accompanied by a boyfriend,…

Sarah Von Bargen | December 9, 2011 - 12:00 pm