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Goodbye 2013: Closing Thoughts from a Twenty-Something-Year-Old Traveler


It’s hard to write about my life after I traveled around the world for the better part of this year. Instead, I found it easier to disappear as if I fell off the face of the blogosphere. I work a … Continue reading

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Here’s to Beautiful People


There is something to be said about beautiful people. They are as bright as the Sun that shines through my window in the morning, sliding under the cracks of my eyelids and lifting them out of the darkness of sleep. … Continue reading

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A Moment of Meditation


Breathe in, breathe out. The heat from the campfire warms my skin. The smells of nature and roasting marshmallows hug my nose. Breathe in, breathe out. The multicolored lights loosely hang from the branches of our Christmas tree and illuminate … Continue reading

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Photos from India


Security at the Port of Kochin. Straw mats on which I sat for many hours doing yoga and meditation. Mrs. Hamsapriya, the yoga teacher, and I. A tuktuk, or rickshaw. Cow. Local market in downtown Munnar.

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Incredible India


Kerala, India We arrived to the Port of Kochin on March 6 and stayed for five days. The port is located in Kerala, a state in southwestern India. Kerala is one of the most progressive states in India. It’s literacy … Continue reading

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Journeying into the Unknown


Today I will step foot in the poorest country in Southeast Asia and the second most isolated country in the world. I’m excited and nervous and curious to explore Burma. I have no idea what to expect, but that’s what … Continue reading

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Photos from the Mekong Delta, South Vietnam


Maja and I ready for adventure in our new hats. Two young boys making crafts. Vietnamese woman paddling through the river in the Mekong Delta. View of the Mekong Delta from the river boats. Maja with the honey bees. Our … Continue reading

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Homestay in South Vietnam


There is so much that I can say about my week in Vietnam, but only one experience stands out. Maja, Ammie, Case and I shared the same feelings about spending more time in another city. Ho Chi Minh is less … Continue reading

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Shop ‘Til You Drop, Then Get Up & Dance


Ask me what I did in Hong Kong… I rode escalators and walked through shopping malls. Okay, so that’s not all that I did, but it about sums it up. We were only in Hong Kong for almost two days, … Continue reading

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Čao, prelepi ljudi


“Hello, beautiful people.” And beautiful they are. I’ve met so many on this voyage so far and Maja is certainly one of them. She’s from Serbia and studies international relations at an American university in Greece. She wants to become … Continue reading

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