Travel

A Day in the Life of a Girl that Lives in a Van With a Dog

I lay in the warmth of the thick wool blankets Iโ€™m cocooned between, hoping to prolong the moment. If I…
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Exploring the National Parks in Canada

First came the snow, then the rain, and more snow mixed with hail for good measure. But when the clouds…
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Retracing My Heritage: An Israel Birthright Experience

In 1979, a middle-agedย woman, her husband, and two children boarded a plane departing Kiev to escape a communist regime in…
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Experience Egypt: 7 Worthwhile Things to Do in Cairo

Egypt is a place with a rich history and intrigue that extends far beyond the ancient Pyramids of Giza.ย I spent…
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Trekking to Machu Picchu

The Salkantay Trek is as much an expedition for the soul as it is a test of physical endurance. I…
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The Letter That Made Me Decide to Live in a Van

To move into a van is to give up space, comforts, and solid ground. I assume people choose this life…
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Malaria with a Side of Friendship

As I ached between my sheets and mosquito net, nibbling papaya that Fatuma had lovingly prepared, I realized food had…
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The Town That Will Make You Want to Change Your Life

In the Northeast corner of the South Island of New Zealand sits a small black-sand beach, snow-capped mountain town that…
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