Traveling with an American Passport in the Trump Era

We all carry our identities with us when we travel. How do we reconcile the baggage that comes along with them? In this essay, I talk about the best and worst parts of being an American and how they come together to shape my experiences as I travel.

Read More

Winter magic in the Scottish Highlands

explore the Scottish highlands in the magic of winter.

Read More

Female Solo Travel Unplugged

The ferry was pulling into the little port in Tallin when I felt the rush of panic course through my body. I scrambled through every pocket in my bag, every nook gathering lint, every stitch, and fold. No luck. I could feel my head start to pound as my survival instincts started to take over,…

Read More

appreciating the finer things – adventures in Russia

My brief stint in Russia has opened my eyes and mind to a whole new world of arts and architecture I didn’t know existed before. Before coming here, I had never paid much attention to church architecture outside of Notre Dame in Paris and definitely had no appreciation for the unique Russian architecture with its…

Read More