Travel + Insight

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Leaving Italy and three things that made it easier

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I loved everything about my recent European excursion. I loved the food. I loved the weather. I loved the sightseeing. I even loved the…

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Travel Lifestyler(?): One for me, please

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I’m back, and I have a new revelation: I’ve grown tired of traveling. Let me rephrase that. I’ve grown tired of being a traveler….

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Dr. King, Paris, and a Beautiful Escape

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August 28, 1963. 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave one of the most rousing and important speeches in American history. He…

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Finding happiness on my way to the pot of Rome

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One week, three days, 5 hours, 15 minutes, and 20… 19… 18… 17… seconds. This is the small amount of time (but what feels…

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When in Rome: Taking the road less traveled to a more fulfilling experience

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A few weeks ago, I did something that went completely against everything I had been taught. In an effort to partake in a new…

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Parasailing, Concentration Camps, and Learning When to Say No

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On a recent evening on my way home from work, the radio program that I was listening to gave an update on the two…

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The Italian Butt Grab: To Like or Not to Like

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The year was 19??. I was in high school. It was Memorial Day weekend, and I was out with my friends at a local…

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A Free Hotel Stay and My Lesson in Actionable Faith

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For some time I’ve wanted to start a blog. I wouldn’t admit it to myself, though. I just told every other person I came…

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How Drinking Tea in Harrods Taught Me to Own My Experiences

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There I was on my dream vacation, in London, just days away from my flight to my ultimate dream trip to Paris. I was…

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My Lesson in “Mouth Over Mind” in a Paris Cafe

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I had not planned on eating escargot during my stay in the twinkling city of Paris. Sure I wanted to experience all the beautiful,…