Posts tagged "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 friends. I'm slowly understanding that the idea is ridiculously foreign: replace cotton candy for endless top-shelf liquor, Ferris wheels for huge trucks blasting music throughout the entire…
By: Tiffanie Drayton / March 5, 2012

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, sometimes by a brave friend I’ve convinced to join me, but most of the time I wandered out into the throng of waiting tout…
By: Sarah Von Bargen / December 9, 2011