Everyone always says that going traveling will help you find your purpose. They exclaim that adapting to new environments builds confidence. They claim that the entire experience becomes an asset that you can draw upon for the rest of your life. Honestly, I couldn’t agree more. It was because of an understanding of my privileged position in the […]
Travel Is Like Life On Crack
The first time you hit travel crack you feel it big time. Euphoria laced with bits of anxiety pulsates through every vein. Time warps and the limit to all the crazy things that can happen in a day expand. The only people around who know what you’re going through are other backpackers and you talk […]
The Best Religion In The World
Wandering the world at 16 without a penny to my name, I let my stomach do most of the decision making. I met Islam after learning I could get free dinners at sundown. Then they told me I could sleep in any mosque and get free food as long as I was a Muslim and […]
What Really Is Deja Vu?
We have all experienced Deja Vu. Those times when you’re on the pot and you turn your head just so and you are suddenly hit with an overwhelming feeling as though you’ve done it before. Ok, admittedly that wasn’t a very good example, but when I get Deja Vu, it often happens on the porcelain […]