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Is violence the answer to the current situation in the US?

July 25, 2016
Is violence the answer to the current situation in the US?

I never thought I would be positing a question like this in such a modern age. I had hoped by 2016 we would be beyond the point where protests, nonviolent and otherwise, would be necessary. However, it seems like no matter what we accomplish, change is slow, even stagnant, for what matters most. I’ve...
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Offers to Stay

July 2, 2016

I’ve stayed in many places besides my own bed over the years: hostels abroad, fancy hotels in Paris, and couches from coast to coast. It’s very rare I get an offer to stay anywhere long term...
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Ten Years of Travel

June 6, 2016
Ten Years of Travel

When you ask the average child what he wants when he grows up, you’ll probably get a variety of answers based on careers, outlandish ideas – e.g. “to live in a castle with a pet dragon” – and a combination of wealth and fame....
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5 Jobs I Would Definitely Do

April 17, 2016

I’ve been pretty bummed since I posted an April Fools’ status on Facebook stating I would be accepting a full-time position in retail for years to come and people seemed to feel it was a good fit. Looking back on it now, I suppose...
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How Many People will Move to Canada if Trump is Elected?

March 26, 2016
How Many People will Move to Canada if Trump is Elected?

First of all, why limit ourselves to Canada? Just because we share a border doesn’t mean it’s going to be everyone’s cup of tea. In fact, more Americans live in Mexico. So let’s consider the worst case scenario of a Trump presidency on the...
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5 Jobs I Just Won’t Do

March 25, 2016
5 Jobs I Just Won’t Do

Searching for my passion has reached a process of elimination. A lot of people out there – friends, family, readers – are quick to toss suggestions my way when I mention feeling directionless. Although I value everyone’s input, it’s a little condescending. Not because...
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5 Unique Unethical Ways to Travel

March 22, 2016
5 Unique Unethical Ways to Travel

We’ve all done some unscrupulous acts during our travels. From complaining to the flight attendant about ridiculous things on our first airplane trip to ranting about our initial impressions (and stereotypes) on the ground in a foreign culture, travel has the ability to bring...
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