These men and women who came before us were the characters of great stories. Some of them were the first ones to visit new lands and have contact with unknown civilizations. We’ve got to give it to them for instilling this passion for travel in all of us.
Nowadays, with better communication and transportation, the world is more globalized with international services and products available in any major city. So, next time you’re about to eat something, take a look at your plate and try to imagine where all the food comes from. Very rarely are you going to find a meal which is completely local!
As a child of the Navy (with half my relatives in the Navy or other armed forces), I spent a lot of my time on bases growing up. When my father was on active duty, our family of five seized the chance to fly Space-A several times.