Globe Trotting


My trip to Medellin, Colombia: FIrst Impressions

Medellin, Colombia as a tourist hotspot doesn’t initially resonate well with the general public.  It is all too easy to associate the city with violence, drugs and fear.  And, well, those assumptions aren’t necessarily unfounded. Pablo Escobar did terrorize the region, transforming a once booming cultural hub to a frightened and bloodied battlefield.  And while travel advisories have lifted, the heavy past feels unshakeable to an outside eye. For my first time visiting South America, I mentally promised myself to let go of preconceived notions and embark on this......

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Most Memorable Travel Moment
April 27, 2013

Most Memorable Travel Moment

I was plopped right on the filthy floor of the airport.  My cheeks were stained with tears, my hair was matted into a messy pony tail and I distinctly remember sulking – as spoiled-only-children do...


One Day in Toulouse, France
June 20, 2012

One Day in Toulouse, France

Toulouse is magical. Quintessential France, with the splendor of Paris – but not overrun with fanny pack touting tourists. If you only have one day to explore Toulouse, as I did, then your main objective...


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