Saturday, October 3rd, 2015. Helsinki, Finland. [This is only an excerpt from a longer piece about this project written for elephant journal. For the full […]
Reflections on a Birthday: Wandering, Searching, & Answering the Call
Yesterday, I turned 24. The past year has been anything but boring as vagabonded my way from Europe to Africa to the U.S. and back, […]
I Want to Do All of the Things
This is not a bucket list. I wrote this list a few weeks ago as the realization dawned on me that, without exaggeration, I want […]
What is this Feeling? …Nostalgia??
Stunning views from my seat flying Catania, Sicily to Istanbul (on my way to Stockholm… I should not have opted to fly that way, and […]
Why Am I Here?
2:00 a.m. Rome, Italy. Fiumicino Airport. I arrive haggard, disoriented and ready to drop after a red-eye from Detroit, a 12-hour layover in Amsterdam, and […]
Time to Move
Once upon a time, nomads—largely hunter gatherers or pastoralists—knew it was time to move when the game animals moved on, or the fields became depleted. […]
A Vagabond’s Manifesto
I believe in coincidence. Happenstance. Chance. It has been responsible for so many of my experiences—too real to ignore—creating connections where I expected none, and […]
In Defense of Aimless Wandering
Somehow two months have managed to sneak by me since I last posted anything. In that time I have tried every tropical fruit available in […]
Killing two birds with one stone: First essay of the semester, first blog post! Why? More often than not, when I informed people this summer […]