How Not to be a Token White Girl When Doing Volunteer Work Abroad

I’m a firm believer that humans can’t be 100% totally altruistic. It’s the old argument – is there really any such thing as a selfless good deed? We do nice things for others, because we want to help the disadvantaged, give back to the community or quite often make...

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Egypt: Cruising Down the Nile

If you’ve never been on a Nile River cruise, be sure and mark this on your ‘bucket list’. It was something I’d always wanted to do, though I’d often visualized myself on one of the Nile sailboats called a felucca.

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The Gateway to the West: St. Louis, Missouri

The St. Louis Gateway Arch is probably one of the main things that draws people to this beautiful city in the Midwest United States. Arcing over the city on the bank of the Mississippi River, the Arch is a 630 foot high monument to the westward expansion of the...

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South Korean Art and Culture in Busan

South Korea’s second largest city is nestled around five mountains and hugs a coastline of sandy beaches, rugged cliffs, peninsulas and islands. It’s a beautiful location on the country’s south-eastern tip and if you are lucky enough to nab a hotel room overlooking Gwangalli Beach, the view of futuristic...

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Enjoy Munich Like the Locals

The people of Munich are a special breed. Cosmopolitan and outgoing they are also deeply rooted in their traditions, an attitude which is reflected in their favorite place for food shopping: the Viktualienmarkt. Viktualien is an ancient German word for food stuff.

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Homer Alaska Beneath the Light of the Midnight Sun

Homer Alaska is at the ‘end of the road’. Head south from Anchorage on the Sterling Highway and you’ll ultimately reach Homer, a quaint town whose population doubles or triples during the summertime with the influx of tourists.

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Hitchhiking from Istanbul to the UK: A Photo Story

After spending a few months teaching English in Istanbul, I was tired of the kids and tired of a monotonous routine. I wanted to get away and I wanted to do it in a way that I would remember and that would make me happy, rather than simply taking...

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Natural Wonders in Seogwipo, Jeju Island, South Korea

Seogwipo-si is a fairly small town at the southern-most point of Jeju Island in South Korea.  The island is considered the ultimate paradise to Koreans and is often compared to Hawaii in the U.S. When asked if they could travel to anywhere in the world, most mainland Koreans answer...

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Highlights of Galicia, Spain

Galicia, the Northeastern province of Spain, is characterized by a long coastline with the Atlantic Ocean, broad, sedate rivers, dense forests, islands, beaches and spectacular historic monuments. The national flower is the camellia. The reason for all this lush vegetation is that it rains a lot even in summer...

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A Map-less Bike Ride Across Europe

After living in Istanbul for six months, I began to feel a bit restless.  I was in need of an adventure and was on board for whatever brilliant opportunity life was going to throw at me.

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