Thailand, Travel, Uncategorized

Discovering Bangkok in 48 Hours

Bangkok. A whirlwind of sights, sounds, and tastes. The capital of Thailand and, in many ways, the front door to the world of Southeast Asia. Millions of locals zoom by modern skyscrapers and hundred-year-old temples, while over 140,000 tourists arrive to the city each and every day. This all goes to show how large and […]

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Europe, Travel, Uncategorized

3:10 to Amalfi

It’s never the things that you expect to be most meaningful that actually hold the most meaning. It’s not seeing the Mona Lisa or visiting the Phi Phi Islands. It is the 6 hour drive through rural India. The boat ride between islands in Indonesia. The endless wandering through Angkor Wat. The solo bike ride […]

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Blog, England, Europe, Other, Travel, United Kingdom

How Studying Abroad Changed My Life

“Travel is little beds and cramped bathrooms. It’s old television sets and slow Internet connections. Travel is extraordinary conversations with ordinary people. It’s waiters, gas station attendants, and housekeepers becoming the most interesting people in the world. It’s churches that are compelling enough to enter. It’s McDonald’s being a luxury. It’s the realization that you […]

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Asia, Blog, Indonesia, Travel

A Solo Trip to Bali, Indonesia

Dreaming of palm readings and terrace bike rides since even before “Eat, Pray, Love,” I knew from the moment I stepped off the plane in Jakarta that Indonesia would be nothing like anything I had ever experienced before. From the drastic heat wave, to the language, to even the detail of the tile on the walls of […]

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