When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.
— Clifton Fadiman

WORDS TO KNOW IN THE LOCAL LINGO

July 28.2015 —The reality is that most of us who travel know one language really well — our own. Well there are exceptions out there, most of us only know the... more


HOW DO YOU WASH YOUR CLOTHES WHILE TRAVELLING? 

July 26.2015 — How you keep your clothing clean when travelling depends on the type of trip you are taking and the access that you have to... more


VISITING CAMBODIA: MONKEYS, TEMPLES & KHMER ROUGE HISTORY

July 25.2015 — A trip to Cambodia can be pretty intense. Monkeys run through ancient temples that seem to grow out of the jungle. There are no conventional... more


THE ANTHROTORIAN MAKES BOB'S TOP 100 TRAVEL BLOGS OF 2015! 

Exciting News! — The Anthrotorian has made it onto a Top 100 Solo Travel Blogger list created by travel bloggers Liane and Lars. Thanks for including me! Check out the list here


SOCCER OR FOOTBALL — WHICH IS IT?

July 19.2015 — Whenever an event like the FIFA Women's World Cup or the Summer Olympics comes around, the inevitable debate begins — soccer or football... more


BOOK LIST: THE SWERVE

July 12.2015 — While this is definitely not a read-before-bed book (it's fascinating, but the content requires a more alert mind), The Swerve is well worth the read. And that's... more


WHAT IS RAMADAN? 

Ramadan 2015 — Ramadan is a month long Islamic holiday that involves fasting, and abstaining from other indulgent activities. The month it is celebrated in changes every year based... more


READING ANCIENT TEXTS FROM HERCULANEUM 

July 2.2015 — When Mount Vesuvius exploded in Italy in AD 79, it not only buried the city of Pompeii, but a lot of the surrounding homes as well. One of the most luxuries... more