6 tools for boundary setting and assertive communication. I hope they will empower your festival journey—and your day-to-day life!
Assertive Communication for Solo Female Travelers
Originally published on Roofnest. How to set boundaries and utilize assertive communication tools in any culture and any situation Stories of harassment and stalking for […]
“Don’t go to Morocco Alone.” And other Fear-mongering you should Ignore.
A rooftop terrace in Taghazout, Morocco. Me: “I’m thinking of going to Morocco.” Everyone: “Awesome! Just don’t go alone.” As you may have guessed, I […]
Zen & the Motorcycle Passenger
Sorrento Coast, Italy (Mom, you’ll want to skip this one.) The headlights of oncoming cars are a blur as we race down the center line […]
Okay, Let’s Talk about Israel
View from Old Jaffa, Tel Aviv “If the Arabs didn’t kill me, my wife would.” Bloody hell. Did he just say that? After the split […]
Minibus Freedom: On Risk and Reward
Stand-Up Paddleboarding (well, kneel-up paddleboarding) in Smitswinkel Bay. “Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t…” The sun beats down on my left […]
The view from my patio, Hout Bay, Cape Town. Hout Bay, Cape Town, South Africa “You need to watch that the gate closes to make […]
Strangers on a Train
“We’re on our way to bible study,” says my friend. (He likes to make up stories, but let’s get real, who doesn’t?) It’s 10:00 pm, […]
Lamu, Kiwayu and the Danger of Playing it Safe
For those of you who have been following recent events in Garissa, Kenya, and who were aware of the proximity of Lamu and Kiwayu Island […]
Where Do You Go When Nowhere Is Safe?
Naturally, after our disappointment at the Moroccan embassy and finally, finally finding a place we could both visit without visas (Kenya), new obstacles have arisen. […]