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A Practice in Patience

Simferopol, Ukraine – If you’ve ever sat in a park or a cafe and just observed what’s going on, you’ll notice that almost every person is on their cellphone. If they’re not directly interacting with someone in the vicinity, they’re

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The Ocean Moving Before Me

Occasionally when things get really stressful, the only thing I want more than anything is to get away and unplug. No phone, no computer, no internet. At night, I imagine the sound of the ocean moving before me, stars trailing

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Narrow Paths

Hoi An, Vietnam – The markets in Vietnam are like nothing i’ve ever seen. Huge tent cities filled with miles of narrow paths, snaking out in every direction. They have everything; watches, pig heads, bicycles, you name it. In this

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How Beautiful The World Can Be

Bamboo scaffolding surrounds a section of renovation on a high-rise in downtown Hong Kong. When I first visited China, back in 2006, I was 22 years old and completely in awe with how big the world had turned out to

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Misadventure 101: A How-to Guide to Creating Adventure

Through a series of poor decisions that culminated with a ripped off oil pan in the middle of mine-filled Croatian forest at 2am, I realized at some point, I had strayed from my travel plan. To be fair, I didn’t

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The Passing of Friends

Baffin, Canada – Post-holing up The Beak was one of those memories that, in my mind, i’ve relegated to Type 2 fun.  Had I not been with an amazing crew, It most certainly would have been closer to type 3

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