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It’s been about six months since I came back to the United States from Korea. Saying that the wanderlust bug is back would be an understatement. The 15 months that I spent in Asia were thrilling, frightening, exhausting, delicious, and overall, amazing. I can’t wait to go back. Now that I’ve had some time to …

I may not have grown up in a small or rural town, but the sentiment stands true… I want more than what I’ve been conditioned for through higher education, years of perfecting my resume, and jobs I couldn’t wait to quit. Forgive me right here and right now, because it was due to a list …

I was recently linked to an article titled The Brain on 23 by Molly Sprayregen on the Huffington Post, and as I was reading I had such a profound reaction that I felt like I needed to form some kind of response. My instinct was to write a quick Facebook comment back, but I didn’t think that …

There’s something common among travelers… an air of dissatisfaction, a mouth-watering craving, a constant yearning. I was reading a travel blog I came across recently, Geckos Tales, where he wrote about “24 Words That Describe Travel Better Than You Thought Possible.” It’s true; most of these words seem to embody my spirit in one form or …

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what normal means to me. Is there even a sensible use of the word? My definition of normal changes with every encounter and experience, whether that experience has come from traveling or just my everyday life. One thing is true no matter what: people do not cease to amaze me. Life …