Category Archives: Life and Inspiration

Remembering our True Essence

So, I realize it has been a very long time since I’ve posted a blog. Too long! I’ve discovered that the more time goes by, the harder it is for me to sit down and write. We are all creatures of habit, and if I get in a habit of not writing, then I find that it’s hard to break,

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My Newly Found Love: Teaching Kindergarten in Taiwan

As I quickly approach my six month mark of living in Taipei, it’s slightly shocking to realize how long it’s been since I’ve posted a blog. Since I was young, writing has been a passion of mine which has further developed mostly through inspiration ignited by my travels. But lately, I’ve been consumed with another newly found passion of mine:

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Sab kuch milega

Indians have a phrase that I heard often during my travels through India. It is “Sab kuch milega” which translates to “Everything is possible”. At first I found this phrase annoying, as shopkeepers and tour guides would shout it at me during intense stand-offs as I try to bargain down the price of “authentic” jewelry or secure a reclining seat

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Why I Love to Travel

People who aren’t long-term travel-obsessed the way I am often ask me why I love traveling so much. When I meet people on the road, there tends to be a common understanding that we all love to travel, but we rarely ask each other why. So, I decided it would be fun to get to the root of it and

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The Things We Carry

When traveling the world in the gloriously extravagant backpacker style as I do, everything I own is carried preciously on my back, lugged from one place to the next. Every article of clothing, every toiletry item, every souvenir, adds to the cumulative weight that I must bear on my back daily or weekly, depending on how often I decide to

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