By Greg Idaris Traveling is a great way to see new places, meet new people, and learn about new cultures. It is also a way in which a person can reflect and learn about themself - on each trip I have discovered something new. With that said, my decision to study abroad in Greece was by far…Read more How taking a chance changed my life
By Brandon Ellis Flash forward to a year later and I'm back on the plane. By 3 p.m I had already navigated three airports, flown in a Cessna 402 with a handful of other brave souls, and been greeted by the cheerful security in Newark, NJ. Now, it was just a waiting game. A 14 hour…Read more An Exercise in Reflection: Thoughts on an airplane
By Mary Marshall I tip-toed on the rocky concrete to avoid the jagged pebbles, out of habit. Those rocks couldn't hurt me, after nearly 300 miles my feet had turned into appendages that were nearly unrecognizable, the once soft underbelly of my arch, now cracked and crumbled from the constant pounding. I giggled, sticking a…Read more Wandering but not lost: Finding myself on the AT
Highlights from the infamous city of Istanbul, Turkey.
By Brandon Ellis After weeks of mental preparation, planning, paperwork and packing it was finally time to leave for Hong Kong. I had already experienced a fair amount of air travel within the United States but this, this was on another level. Prior to this trip, my longest plane ride must have been roughly four…Read more An Exercise in Reflection: Hong Kong
Not in my wildest dreams did I believe that I'd have the opportunity to see Hong Kong. Three times. Here are the spoils I've collected along the way.