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    Day 1: Croatia

    Croatia has been at the very top of my “to visit” list for years now. In fact, I’d planned to go during my year aboard, but timing-wise it just didn’t work out as I…

    June 11, 2018
  • Croatia Music

    What I’m Listening To: Vol. 13

    “So I’m back to the velvet underground. Back to the floor that I love.” For whatever reason, Fleetwood Mac’s Gypsy has emerged as my theme song for my return to traveling. But this time…

    June 7, 2018
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    Travel Tips

    Tips & Tricks for Pics

    When I came home I was really surprised at the number of compliments I received on the photos I took/posted while abroad. I’d never considered myself a particularly good photographer (and still don’t), which…

    September 14, 2016
  • Deep Cuts Music

    What I’m Listening To: Vol. 12

    So I’m back in the USA… but I’m not ready to delve into all that just yet. Right now I’m listening to this song on repeat and scouring through the notes on my iPhone…

    August 18, 2016
  • Colombia


    Medellin has a reputation that precedes itself among travelers. When you get to a country you invariably start talking to other people about where they’ve been, where they’re going, which places stand out, etc.…

    August 16, 2016
  • Colombia

    Santa Marta – Part II

    Once down the mountain and in the small town of Minca proper, Eyren and I piled into a collectivo (a sort of shared van taxi), and then, in order to make our appointment, grabbed…

    July 27, 2016
  • Colombia


    Minca. Ahhhh Minca. When people talk about Minca in Colombia they get a sort of far-off look in their eyes and sigh. It’s difficult to even articulate what’s so special about the tiny town,…

    July 26, 2016
  • Colombia


    Palomino was one of the first places I truly loved in Colombia. Even the drive there was beautiful. It was green, lush and looked a lot more like the Colombia I had pictured in…

    July 26, 2016