Is Descartes Wrong?

I was sitting down in a restaurant this afternoon having lunch and pondering life, and I asked myself, “Who are you?” This was not a completely random thought because I have been asked quite frequently, via social media, who I am or what is it that I do. My answers have varied from person to…

A Life Less Stressed is a Life More Blessed

Some strange things have begun to happen to me as I journey around the beautiful country of Italy. Some may call them miracles and others may consider them nothing more than chemical reactions happening within my body due to changes I have made and a recent upswing in physical activity. I am not sure exactly…

The 5 Perks of Being a Solo Traveler

From time to time we all need to take a vacation to relax, gain perspective, escape the monotony of life, or just experience a new destination and culture . Over the years I have taken many trips around the world, with others and by myself. There is a time and a place for both styles…

Peace of Mind in Bergamo, Italy

As I have been traveling around Italy, I have made it a habit to walk everywhere that I am going. I refuse to take any sort of public transportation, except when I am moving from one city to another. I have two good legs, so I might as well use them! Not only does this…

What is Homesickness?

I have been living abroad for a little over six and a half years now, and I am still very confused at to what “Homesickness” is. This is a feeling that I have personally never experienced, but have seen its effect on others. When I asked them about their feelings, I have always gotten different…

Solo Travel of Milan Day One

Today marked the beginning of a new chapter of my life. It began like any other. I woke up had a cup of coffee, went outside for a smoke, but I immediately realized that I was not in Korea anymore. I was basking in the intoxicating aroma of freshly fallen rain that permeated the air….