To Insure Promptness

The act of tipping has long been a subject of debate without clear rules of who, when, how, where, and why someone may tip. The acronym stands for “to insure promptness” but does it really. In the Cambridge dictionary, a tip is defined as a gift of money over and above the payment due for […]

Travel Tales: Dakar, Senegal

Travel can be described as people moving between geographical locations by foot, bicycle, automobile, train, boat, bus, airplane, ship or other means, with or without luggage, and can be one-way or round-trip. Travel can be comprised of short sojourns between sequential actions. The purpose of travel may vary, whether for recreation, research, volunteering, business, or mission […]

Travel Destinations to Get Away from the Cold

Many of us in the US have been impacted by varying degrees of inclement weather. Dozens of cities from Maine to Kansas to Texas and the Deep South have had one of the ten coldest Novembers on record. Forty-nine of the fifty states had snow in 2018 and it wasn’t even technically winter yet. The […]

Poor Man’s Lobster

Before my tour of Goree Island, my tour guide and I sat down at restaurant Chez Poulot. Chez Poulot is situated very near the point of disembarkment of the ferry on Goree island. The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating available, however, we ended up eating indoors due to the crowd. We go inside, are […]

My Immunization Journey for Senegal

I decided to travel to Senegal for Black history month for a week of museums, historical sites, and learning about the Senegalese culture. I purchased my hotel, airfare, and excursions for preparation for my journey. While checking off items on my list, I discover next on my list are immunizations suggested by the CDC. Visiting […]