The thing I love to do most when traveling is to try to step into the local culture, groove, and cuisine. It’s not so different from what I love about the study of language and the feeling of hearing it carried by my own voice, and the idioms that help add color to a culture. I both am eager to understand and keenly aware that I become a defacto first-hand ambassador for my own origins and its perception. Astronauts often remark on the invisibility of national boundaries from space. Let us break down boundaries and fear, and get to know each other a little.