It’s weird to be feeling relief in unpacking large boxes into my new apartment, yet here I am getting settled in (at least for now.) Although my technical world travels lasted me three months, by happenstance I’ve been primarily surviving out of a suitcase just short of a full year… So it makes sense while one part of me is itching to see the world and living vicariously through my former roomie, another side of me is ready to be domesticated. From traveling to moving to being relocated due to an environmental disaster to moving […]
Je suis le monde.
I am thankful for the environment I am raised in. While I may see catastrophe and fearful images of crimes committed around me through media outlets, it does not lead me to live in a world of fear where I believe my safety is compromised. Therefore when disaster does strike it is shattering to the paradigm we live in. Recently France experienced a terrorist attack against its innocent civilians. Such a tragedy has united much of the world to stand alongside Paris and let them know we are on their side. But what of the […]
Yes Woman! Why Saying “Yes!” Will Make You a Better Traveler
Sometimes silly things stick with you. Sometimes you study so hard you still remember the quadratic formula 7 years after needing it(negative ‘b’ plus or minus the square root of ‘b’ squared…) Sometimes you don’t try at all, but you remember every moment of a first date. Sometimes you remember truly silly things like a Jim Carrey movie you once watched that changed your life. Alright, so maybe Yes Man didn’t singlehandedly change my life, but it is one of those random things that lives in the back of my head. If you haven’t seen […]