5 Ways to Immerse Yourself in Local Culture

Posted in Cafe| Culture| language| lost

Have you ever traveled to a foreign city spent a few hurried days, got back on a plane and headed home only to feel like you never really experienced the city at all? I sure have.Usually its when I travel on a business trip. I spend more time in sterile offices, eating box lunches and looking… Read More

Great Places for Doing Nothing in Beirut

Posted in Beirut| Cafe| Lebanon

Beirut in the summer is hot…and humid. The kind of weather that makes you want to stay put and not move around too much.  Having nearly two months in Beirut gave me time to take it easy and avoid a lot of unnecessary rushing around. Here are a few of my favorite places to let the… Read More

Comparing Cafe Culture

A quick pick-me-up in VancouverIs it weird that I will travel thousands of miles, spend the better part of a day on a plane and likely drop a decent wad of cash only to end up in a foreign country to do…nothing? Well, not exactly “nothing” but pretty darned close to it.  No matter where I… Read More