This is a profile of Vicki Skinner, a friend and an interesting example of a fifty-plus nomad. She has lived over the past 16 years in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Mexico on very limited funds..
Find out why I consider Mumbai as the world’s most surprisingly interesting city. Mumbai is dirty, crowded, and polluted but also very sophisticated, modern, and culturally diverse. It features some outstanding museums and sights, too.
During my round the world travels,, I was glad to spend tree months every year at a home base in Montreal. Not only did I grow very fond of Quebec and Eastern Canada but it was fun to just do day-to-day activities with friends.
Two of the best moments of my life occurred while traveling. The first was the overwhelming kindness of Japanese people that I met spending summer 1979 as a fourteen-year-old exchange student in Yaizu, Japan. The second was an unexpended exclusive visit and dinner at the Czarist summer palace in Gatchina, Russia, in 1995.