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The Silence in Snow

I was on 4950 m asl on my way to Gorakh Shep, in the middle of Everest Base Camp trek when I realize that I was completely alone. 400 more words

Afterthought Of Traveling

Soccer Without Borders: NCAA Women Visit Nicaragua

This is a guest post by our friend, Johanna Volz, a senior on the women’s soccer team at Florida International University. Recently, Johanna was invited to travel to Nicaragua with other NCAA Division I soccer players to participate in the… 875 more words


Eyes Locked for a Second: Strangers, Trains, and Travel

The young Asian-American poet Shinji Moon once wrote, “You will fall in love with train rides and sooner or later nowhere will feel like home anymore.” 531 more words

Travel And Wanderlust

Choose Your Own Adventure

A whole lot can change in six months.  I am proof of that.

Me, far left, with three of my best friends the weekend before jetting off. 3,297 more words


Turkey, Football, and Guns

Ever looked at your own country through a foreigner’s eyes?  How long do you think it would take to adjust your perspective so that home was no longer the same place it had been?  1,312 more words


I WISH I could travel, but...

Sometimes people say to me, “Ugh, I’m so jealous. I wish I had the money and time to travel like you,” as if I’m some expatriate loafer with a trust fund or something (expatriate, yes– loafer and trust fund baby, no). 1,099 more words


The Night before a Ride

Goosebumps. The bike gets attended to, the riding gears arranged, luggage packed, phones and cameras charged – all of this on the day(s) preceding the ride. 546 more words