Running Out of Money

Running out if money is a worry for everybody. It is one that is at the forefront of the minds of travelers especially. Nothing can dampen your spirits and halt your adventures when you run out of money. One common lament among travelers is that they did not expect for Cuba to be as expensive…

Paris & Madrid

Only after I encountered Tevau in Paris at the Quai Branly, and then again in Madrid did I take photos to remember this unique form of currency.

Tales of Travel Trials & Tribulations

Story #1 Summary: I had a bag full of souvenirs stolen from me while in Olongapo. While checking into my hotel room, I placed my bag of souvenirs on the floor between my body and the reception desk. After being handed my room key I went to my room. I forgot that I had left my…

P.I.M.P. (Paper in My Pocket)

Before rising from bed this morning my left palm began to itch. I have heard that this is a sign that one may receive money. I checked my bank accounts via internet banking websites from my bed. Nothing. Later, I got up, showered, shaved, ate breakfast and got dressed. While getting dressed I reached into…

A Weekend Without Money

I spent the weekend indoors mostly. After the first official week of school I returned to my apartment on Friday where I found a mess — bedding that hadn’t been folded, clothes that needed to be  cleaned, dishes that needed washing, and trash that needed to be taken out. This wasn’t the environment I wanted…