This week I let out my frustration – the two things I want most in the world don’t seem to line up…
This week I wonder about bargaining while abroad. What makes certain travelers so uncomfortable with it, while others understand it for the art form that it is?
This week I wonder how night bus drivers do it, sharing a story of a time we almost died and reveal my great new idea for a game show…
We always knew it was going to happen, but before we even hit 35?! Just where is the line between young and old for women in Latin America and how did we already end up on the other side?
The all-new ‘What I Wonder When I Wander’ series takes a closer look at the things I really think about as we travel around the world. This week looks at water, and the guilt that has become all bottled up inside because of it….
This week I wonder whether you can ever really go back to a place you loved, if how you experienced it is really an intersection of the person you were then, the people you met there and the city itself.
It’s true. No matter how much love I have for the world, no matter all the kindness I have experienced, somehow volunteering never ends up on my agenda. This week, I wonder why.
Being back in the States, Jess wonders why and how much nationality matters, and whether in today’s age, where you are from plays an important role in revealing who you really are.
After a few weeks here in New York, Jess reflects on the difficulties of reconciling the knowledge gained on the road within the confines of everyday life, and whether or not she is entirely neurotic. You be the judge in this week’s What I Wonder column!
What I Wonder When I Wander: When a song is a global hit, are we all really dancing to the same tune?
This week I wonder about music and whether it connects us all, or gives a false sense of direction. Plus, I reveal a little known secret about the Germans.