I write this with a heavy heart. Have you ever study abroad or lived abroad then come back to your country only to find days where you long that other place? Well that is me today. It has been 2 weeks since I came back from South Africa and I still feel like I don’t […]Read more "Coming Back to America: Reverse Culture Shock"
I had the pleasure of seeing the Great White Shark up close and it was easily one of the best experiences of my life! Hands down. With that being said, I don’t understand how people make this apex predator seem like a monster. Yes, it can easily tear your limbs off from left and right […]Read more "Sharks are friends, not food. Or enemies."
South Africa has too many hiking trails to even name but one stands out if you want a taste of history and culture. The Pinnacle Point Caves are nestled along the Oystercatcher trail, peering over the roaring ocean onto the jagged eroded remains of a sandstone precipice. This archaeologist-led hike is not recommended for those […]Read more "A Cave Filled With Our Past, Present & Future"
My hike up the St. Blaize Trail through the eyes of Adamastor, the legendary Greek god of the Cape of Storms. Centuries ago the almighty Zeus turned me into the jagged ridge of the Cape peninsula as punishment for flirting with Nymph, his beloved Princess of the Wave. So in other words he punished me […]Read more "On the trails we blaze: Cape of Good Hope"
As a traveler there are just some things that make you want to punch people in the face whether it’s at the airport or at home. The offender can be anyone from a total stranger to the person sitting next to you on the plane to your friend. To prevent annoying a traveller you must […]Read more "The Irks and Quirks of a Traveler"
Yes, I know I complain a whole lot about Arizona…The AWFUL heat. The lack of rain. The lack of diversity. The lack of the activities to do. The lack of seasons. The lack of nightlife. The AWFUL heat. And the abundance of racist bigots. But doesn’t every state have those problems? haha :) jk Once you […]Read more "Things to do in AZ during summer BESIDES die of heat."
My 6-year-old cousin came up to me the other day and said, “I want to travel around the world like you someday”. My heart melted. I have never actually been outside the country besides the U.S and Mexico (and Hawaii which is kind of its own) but my little cousin already thinks that I have seen […]Read more "Travel Don’t Twerk"