Travel News: French Government Ups Security After Attacks on Jewish Community

Photo by Francisco Osorio CC

The French government has vowed to protect the nation’s Jewish community after a wave of anti-semetic violence and agitation by Islamists.     Read more at Travora.com.  Advertisements

Review: The Basque History of the World

I am back in the Basque Country, my favorite home away from home. It is a land that I have come to love dearly after living here for a year and coming back to visit as regularly as I can. The Basque Country fascinates me. Growing up in America, I had the perception that the … Continue reading

Swingin’ Through Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)

Saigon – Economic powerhouse – The Vietnamese work ethic – Regional differences – The American War – “Motorcycle for Sale”… I entered Saigon by bus, snuck past the motorcycle taxis and tuk tuk drivers, and caught a local bus to the center of town.  I passed through the sprawling city into its center and jumped … Continue reading