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Standing in the Center of Spain

I stood on the center of Spain, smiling. I pictured myself on a map, at the zero kilometer mark, this is so cool. I was in Madrid, Spain, visiting for a few days in March. Street performers were everywhere, spray painted, dressed up in odd attire, showing off their skills in hopes for some profit.…

Hoodoos in Utah

There were hoodoos everywhere. And I mean everywhere. They were bright orange, the same kind of orange that blinds your eyes at sunrise, but it’s so beautiful that you can’t look away. There were hoodoos of all different sizes, some 5 feet, some 100 feet. It looked like thousands of chess pieces glued together, each…

The Actual Commute From Hell

I am no stranger to long, torturous commutes- I live next to NYC. So when I had four hours to kill commuting to Gatwick Airport in London, which was only an hour away, I was excited. It was going to be easy. Wrong. It was not fun, or easy, or exciting… I was staying with…

Finding Tranquility in Potholes

I could finally think. The potholes surrounded me; the picturesque simplicity that nature had created caused a tranquil feel. I was in Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Mpumalanga, South Africa. They’re not the potholes on the road that make even the calmest driver’s curse as loud as they can when they drive over them (I am one…

Captured Curiosity in Berlin

My first time traveling solo was in Berlin. Although it wasn’t for more than 15 hours (my friend had to take a later flight than me) it was still a very unique experience, and one that made me decide I want to travel solo again in the near future.  I wasn’t scared. I was excited.…

Walking with Elephants

Their footsteps vibrated the ground underneath my feet. If I had my eyes closed, I would have assumed there was an earthquake. They swung their trunks to and fro, grabbing plants and feeding themselves, smiling the whole time. The mother and her two children walked around, oblivious to the fact that there were so many…