On Trust and Travel

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Arriving in a new country...at night...where you do not speak the language requires a great deal of trust.  I arrived at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport around 6:00 PM and by the time I got through customs and got myself situated, I left the airport in complete darkness.  Even though there is no immediate threat of danger, I only…

A Table for One?

Posted in Mexico| Solo Travel
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I don't know when I began answering the question "Table for One?" with a slightly hostile-toned "Yes" through slightly gritted teeth, but I did notice that happening more than once on my latest trip to Mexico City. Maybe it is because at home "table for one?" just sounds like a question, but in other countries, it…