A Wimdusical Stay in Boston

Moroccan mirrors

I haven’t been to Boston since my senior trip in high school, in which we rode six hours on a bus, wandered around a market (during which several of my classmates pocketed more merchandise than they purchased), took a boozeless booze cruise, and then rode six hours back home. Jeez, when written out, that sounds […]


Passports W/Purpose: Help Haiti & Win PRIZES

Girls at well in Haiti

What if you didn’t have access to clean water whenever you wanted it? Picture life without faucets, toilets, washing machines, or Nalgenes. Hard to imagine, isn’t it? For millions of people, it isn’t hard to imagine. Because it’s their reality. That’s why I’m stoked to announce my participation in this year’s Passports with Purpose (PwP) fundraiser. […]


How Travel Makes You Thankful

View from the top of Dude Mountain, Ketchikan, AK

I’m currently sitting at the kitchen table of my childhood home, reflecting upon the upcoming holiday and all the things I’m thankful for. There are so many things that it would be impossible, and very boring for you, for me to count them all. Instead, I wanted to write on a subject I think about […]


10 Shows To See In London This December

Christmas is coming! YES. It is absolutely my favorite season of the year, and though I sadly won’t be anywhere cold or snowy for it, I’m still going to try and get in the spirit. Cities are great at Christmastime, with all their sparkly lights and magnificent window displays. London is a great city to […]


The Most Important Benefit Of Learning Another Language

Learning new languages is fun. In my 26 years on earth, I’ve tried to learn French, Spanish, German, Latin, Korean, Japanese, and Arabic. (Note: “Tried” is the key word here. These are in order from success –> misery.) And, despite my many struggles and failures, there’s nothing like actually communicating or understanding an idea in […]


How To Smile When Shit Goes Wrong

Camry being towed

Sometimes, when you’re traveling, everything goes perfectly. It’s never happened to me. But I imagine it happens to some people, somewhere. Maybe the same type of people that win raffles or find four leaf clovers. Those people. For the rest of us, howevs, travel never goes as planned. Things come up, stuff breaks, people are […]


Don’t Want to Gamble in Las Vegas?

If you’re in you’re twenties, you should probs come to terms with the fact that you’re eventually going to have to attend a bachelor, bachelorette, or birthday party in Las Vegas. But, what if you’re not into gambling? When most people think of Vegas, their thoughts turn to blackjack, poker games, and hitting a huge […]


Do You Want To Become A Twitter Power User?

You should. I only just started using Twitter a year ago, and the amount of information, resources, and connections it provides has absolutely amazed me. Some of you are probably saying “What, Twitter? Isn’t that for people who want to complain about their kids’ dentist appointments? I see enough of that BS on Facebook. Why […]

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