It was February, two months into my dissertation semester, and I was already over a month behind on my work. I did what any sane person would do: book a two-week vacation to Portugal. 15 March: from Swansea to Bristol, to Porto Waking up before the sun to meet our ride on the corner … Continue reading Portugal, Behave Yourself
In true disheveled-journalist fashion, rediscovering a brief blurb I wrote while traveling last year. I was going over some notebooks from last year to revise an article I've been putting off when, in the margins and on scattered pages, I found a small passage I wrote while traveling through Tunisia last January. It's not much, … Continue reading Anecdote from Tunisia
A photo essay describing the different sights of Croatia's 2nd-largest city, Split, and the nearby island of Šolta. To view properly, click the first photo, and then click through the photos as you read the short captions.
Živeli: Croatian or Serbian meaning something like 'live long' or 'let's live', used for 'cheers'. It's 1AM before I finally kick off my boots and peel off my socks. They are damp with the late night rain, and sweat from almost 24 hours of traveling, walking and dancing. The damp comes as no surprise. The … Continue reading Živeli, Croatia
Back from an unintentional hiatus of hibernation, here is a brief bit of writing I on a bus. I was traveling between London and Lincoln: a twee little town in the East Midlands region of England, part of this year's odyssey of [trying to] changing my university for next year. More on that, soon. Rutland … Continue reading Moment #2
Winter holiday en brief. I traveled by bus, airplane, train, ferry, car, taxi, and my own two feet. I took my one backpack, along with a small tote for my hula hoop, because how could I leave that at home? I had a stellar time with friends, colleagues, and fellow travelers along the way. I … Continue reading Winter Wanderings
While touring in Tunis for the day, I stumbled upon a demonstration outside the Ministry of the Interior. After getting lost in the medina's many souks this morning for over an hour, I missed a meet-up with an individual I have been corresponding with on Couchsurfing. Although I probably missed out on a great chance … Continue reading Accidental Journalism
Selected photos of my weekend trip to Gothenburg, 8-10 November.
I recently traveled to Gothenburg, a city reminiscent of and yet so unlike Aarhus. Plus: giant cinnamon rolls. I know I've spoken before about being a meticulous planner of sorts, so a couple weeks ago when a friend from Asheville reminded me that he and his fiancé would be within the Scandinavian vicinity for a few … Continue reading Gone to Göteborg
Here are a few more selected photos from my trips in London, specifically in Westminster and Camden Town. Unfortunately I only had my iPhone with me for all of these; I did not make room for my Nikon as I was pretty sure of what the weather would be (unpredictable), and in case I got … Continue reading Westminster & Camden Town