Crazy Adventures, Expat Life, Foreign Languages, Guatemala, Japan, Las Vegas, Reasons to Travel, Uncategorized

Why I’m Jealous of “Third Culture Kids”

I guess I’ll start this blog off with a confession: I’m not a third culture kid. Not really anyway. Though I spent the first half of my childhood in Hawaii and the second-half in New York, until college I’d never spent a significant amount of time outside of my home country. But I wish I… Read More Why I’m Jealous of “Third Culture Kids”

Crazy Adventures, Expat Life, Foreign Languages, Guatemala, Japan, Las Vegas, Reasons to Travel, Travel Addiction

Travel addiction is real! Introducing “Dromomania” and “Drapetomania” (Mad Travelers Disease!)

Do you suffer from either one of these travel compulsions? Read on to find out. The term Dromomania comes from the Greek “dromos” (running) and “mania” (insanity) and was considered a real mental disorder in the 1880s through to  the early 20th century in France. The illness, also known as “Mad Travellers Disease”, was attributed… Read More Travel addiction is real! Introducing “Dromomania” and “Drapetomania” (Mad Travelers Disease!)