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Flying Solo with Picture

I jammed a piece of gum into my mouth, chewing furiously.  I heard the sound of my ears pop over the roar of the engine.  As I stared out the window...

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Multnomah Falls, Oregon

            My friend Addy is studying forensic science in Scotland this year. Her Facebook status frequently...

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Train Tales

If a person never took the time to appreciate their life, then a New York City cab driver will change that in an instant. Before my friend and I could even securely fasten our seatbelts,...

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Medicine, Philanthropy, Perseverance, and Beauty

Traveling is exciting, regardless of where you're destined.  And doing it solo is even better.  Lost in the clouds, disconnected from the mayhem on the ground,...

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Berlin

 During my time in Europe I have been blessed with a wealth of incredible experiences.  There has been no city that I have visited that has made me more aware of this - or more grateful -...

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Southbound Train Leaving Beijing

48 hours in a sleeper car is a very.  long.  time.I’m on a two-day long train ride headed south from Beijing to Yunnan Province.  It’s a huge trip, two weeks in Southern China...

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By the Starlight

I came into the dining car to eat my half cold, half microwaved turkey and swiss hoagie. I had...

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From Textbook to Travel Experience

It's amazing how real history is when you get to see where it happened. Yeah, reading about it is exciting, or maybe boring depending on how much you care, but once you lay your eyes on a place ...

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Beirut

A few weeks back, I travelled to Beirut, Lebanon. I feel it’s important to capture what I experienced in the few days I spent in the country. As my buddy and I walked ourselves out of the airport,...

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Zimbabwe

It is a ghost town. The shops are closed, the windows shuttered and the interiors gutted.But it is not an abandoned ghost town. People do still live here. Their livelihoods, however, do not.This...

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