A few of my friends posted this photo on Facebook in the last couple days: My first reaction was, "Hmm, that's interesting." My second was, "Hmm, that's offensive." First, the label below the searches proudly states "GRAMMAR MATTERS." But I'd like to ask, to who? (Or should I say, to whom?) I realize that this … Continue reading On Grammar and Google
My Mom sent me an email the other day – she had picked up a book I left behind by Ryszard Kapuściński, a Polish journalist, and someone I idolize. In this book (Travels with Heredotus), Kapuscinski writes this about travel: "Indeed, there exists something like a contagion of travel, and the disease is essentially incurable." … Continue reading Cangyan Shan and the kindness of strangers
A friend of mine recently asked me what I like about travel. The words simply couldn't come to me fast enough. A few things that immediately shot into my mind: First, the world is so incredibly vast and diverse. But I think often we get so stuck in our daily lives, our daily routines, and … Continue reading Why Travel?