The Great American Roadtrip Part III

The rest of the trip to the coast were a blurred stream of long grey days filled with inactivity and frustration with few bright spots of comfort and ease. My main goal was just make it to the coast. Cautious of time we cut our time in Breckenridge, Colorado short due to a terrible case…

The American Road Trip Part II

               The drive through Kansas is infamously boring. While well aware of its reputation and prepared for endless hours of driving through monotonous landscapes, I was secretly hopeful for this part of the trip. I thought perhaps I would find a sort of unexpected beauty in the plains. But like most expectations in travel, things…

The American Road Trip Part I

There’s something about the idea of a road trip that’s so hopelessly romantic, so American dream. The thought of driving cross country through the endless plains of the midwest, the snow capped peaks of the Rocky Mountains, the spectacular coastline of the Pacific felt like a sort of patriotism I could get behind. It’s been…

Advice from a Traveler

I suppose if I were to label myself with one word to describe who I’ve become in my young adult life “traveler” would be it. Over the past few years my feet have landed on 4 different continents, my toes have touched the shores of 3 different oceans, my tongue has stumbled over the twist…