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How Poverty Creates Perspective

Today as I sit outside at a cafe near my apartment in Johannesburg, I’m overwhelmed with gratitude. The sun is shining, there’s a cool breeze, and I’m finally getting a chance to just…breathe. I...

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The Great Escape

I didn’t expect to cry. I’m pretty sensitive, but I tend to keep my feelings tucked away nice and neatly, bringing them out only on special occasions like weddings and reruns of the Best...

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Spreading Love to Johannesburg Babies

Hey guys! In a few weeks I’ll be headed to Johannesburg, South Africa for the very first time, and excited doesn’t even come close to describing how I feel about this trip! At the...

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The Hustler’s Guide to Budget Travel

In a few weeks, I’m headed on a three week adventure starting in Jaipur, India and ending in Cape Town, South Africa—and my trip is mostly free. While I’m definitely taking applications for sponsors,...

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How to Plan a Last-Minute Trip to Carnival

Wait, WHATCHU MEAN last minute? It’s only October and carnival isn’t until February! While that may seem logical for many trips, Trinidad carnival is one of the few that folks start planning up to...

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What it Really Means to Be 30-Something

By 30-something you should be married. Well into your marriage in fact, with most if not all of your kids already born, and paying a mortgage, not rent. By 30-something you should have finished...