My absolute favorite thing to do in another place is visit grocery stores. I mean it. New city, new state, new country-itâ€™s my very favorite thing to… Read more “Unusual Food”
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about my favorite places in the world, so it only makes sense that I now write about the places I… Read more “The Top Places on my Wish List”
I turned 25 this year. Something about that looming birthday made me evaluate who I was, who I am, and who I want to be. I asked… Read more “My Quarter-Life Breakthrough: Why I Decided to Hit the Road and Leave Everything Behind”
One of the cultural quirks of being an American is that we are not supposed to criticize anything associated with the republic for which we stand when… Read more “Saving National Face Abroad”
I apologize for the large gap between my last post and this current work of literature that you are preparing to read. I donâ€™t have much in… Read more “My Affair with Autumn in Japan”
A group of dumb-ass politicians have decided that the best way to deal with sexual harassment on public transport is to make a whole separate wagon for women.
I know a lot of people who hate flying. I love it. I love entering airports and knowing that I am about to enter a capsule on… Read more “Riding in Planes with Bags: A Tragicomedy”
So Iâ€™ve been fantasizing a lot about where I should go next. I almost booked a trip to Iceland on a whim yesterday and Iâ€™ve been talking… Read more “My Favorite Places in the World”