My number one goal when in transit is not feel rushed. I don’t want to move at a snails pace or anything, but if you’ve ever had to run through the airport with your bag in tow or your backpack bouncing on your shoulders, dodging other travelers who are not trying to make it to… Continue reading Traveling, Tours, & Facials!
Five years after my summer abroad in 2013, I am about to board a plane once again to traverse to the other side of the planet. For the second time in my life, I will go over the Pacific Ocean, to the largest land mass, but this time landing on just a small peninsula: South… Continue reading The Return of the Travel Blog: South Korea Edition
Way back, when this blog was still entitled Swinging On Sunshine, this was a travel blog. It was a second incarnation of one that I had kept up when I taught English in China for summer 2011, this time meant to chronicle my trek through Europe the summer after I graduated college. Since then, my… Continue reading Chicago = Stinky Garlic
Arriving at 8 a.m. is just as hellish as you might imagine, especially for two college students. Luckily we did not immediately have to rush to things and after some difficulty with the train ticket kiosks, we were able to make our way safely to Utrecht where our first host lives. Unfortunately she couldn’t pick… Continue reading Americans in Amsterdam (and Utrecht)