The Break Is Over

So it has been a while since I last posted… eight months to be exact. But, my mother told me not too long ago: “I want you to go away this summer.” So,… Continue reading

The Only Perk to a Delayed Flight

We have ALL experienced it. You enter the airport, check in, get your tickets, hand over your luggage, pay whatever fees there are, stand in the security line, inevitably get strip searched, and… Continue reading

The Bugs of the Hiking World

As the hiking season commences, so does the “Bug Season.” Here is a list of a few of the bugs you might encounter, and how to treat their bites and how to avoid… Continue reading

Summer Hiking Update

Hey everybody, now that the hiking season is starting, I will be posting a lot of hiking related articles about gear, food, trails, and more. Looking forward to a great season! Happy hiking… Continue reading

How to Road Trip

In a few days, my friends and I are going to be driving from Rochester, NY to Darby, PA for a Fleet Foxes concert (if you want to see them visit:¬†http://www.livenation.com/event/0200463F9AB54A1A for the… Continue reading

My Favorite Places

In honor of Earth Day, let’s take a look some of my favorite places in this country: 1.) Yosemite National Park. One of the first national parks in the country, Yosemite National Park… Continue reading

We Do Not Live in an Anti-Intellectual World

Yesterday, I was sitting on a bus to Harvard Square from Brandeis University reading Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. The main character Guy Montag works as a fireman, but rather than putting out… Continue reading

What Not to Wear to the Airport

My mom always used to tell me, “Going to the airport is a treat, so you have to get dressed up. You never know who you will see or meet.” Back in her… Continue reading

Fake Cities!

I know that I have always dreamed about fake, imaginary cities and I have finally found one. It is in North Korea and it is called Kijong-Dong. Kijong-Dong, also known as the Peace… Continue reading

Travel Sized 311

There were the days when a person could carry a full Coca Cola bottle, when shoes were allowed to stay on feet, and toiletries did not need to be in a small zip… Continue reading