Travel

The Things that Make Traveling Worth It (A Photo Story)

Over the years, traveling has really opened up my eyes to how beautiful the world is and without a doubt, I wouldn’t be the person that I am today without these experiences. Here are some of my favorite travel photos of all time. All were taken by me. To meet people who are just as curious about me as I…

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The Best Bowl of Ramen Came to Me by Chance

The best bowl of ramen came to me by chance. I had just sat down and the man sitting next to me made eye contact with me. “Here for the first time?” we both asked at the same time and we both laughed. “Yes,” I said. “Me too,” he said. Thus began a conversation of journeys, hardships, travels, and perseverance.…

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Travel

The Bravest Woman I’ve Ever Seen on the Subway

I was on the uptown A train when I noticed her. She was wearing coral shorts, sitting in between two men with her bike leaning against the pole in front of her. I heard a sniffle and her eyes were a little watery but I thought maybe they were from allergies. But after a few more moments, it became clear…

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My First Night Traveling Alone

Jolts of excitement and adrenaline rushed through me as I sat on my train to Bangkok. My first impression of the city was that it was old and like many developing cities, Bangkok’s skyline was a mix of jagged glass skyscrapers and short concrete buildings My train to Bangkok glided smoothly beneath me, passing many intricate highways with green and pink taxis. I sat across from a…

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