Category Archives: Adventure

To be a real traveler . .

“To be a real traveler, you must be willing to give yourself over to the moment and take yourself out of the center of the universe.  You must believe totally in the lives of the people and places where you … Continue reading

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Reexamine your “core values” Louis Vuitton

  “A single journey can change the course of a life.”  This is the catch phrase accompanying Louis Vuitton’s “core values” ad campaign.   Yes, this statement may be true.  But unfortunately for you Louis Vuitton I don’t think an … Continue reading

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fly high.

“Disobey. Defy. Take your own time. Fly.” Anne Clark  

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go barefoot.

“And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” – Khalil Gibran

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June 28, 2011.

“Climbing may be hard, but it’s easier than growing up.” -Ed Sklar

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Always check your blind spot.

I’ve been back in Chicago for about a day now, jetlagged out of my mind but so happy to back in the world of English speakers, gluten free products, clean air, and most importantly my family. I’m loving the breeze … Continue reading

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The top of the world

I always thought that life was sweeter in the mornings.  That is the time when the world is quiet and the birds are chirping, the morning dew still wet and fresh on the grass soaking in the clean air.  No … Continue reading

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Adventure Junkie

For whatever reason I have always had an inborn urge (aka it was genetically passed down from you Dad) and desire to push myself to the brink of existence – to feel the reality of the world so intensely that … Continue reading

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Baggage

We all have baggage that we’ll carry around forever – whether we are able to actually ever let go of it is another question.  However, if I’m going to accept and acknowledge my baggage I at least want something good … Continue reading

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Cooking through the Tourist Trap.

While I was travelling in Thailand, a place that I’ve idealized in my head for years as this magical land of silk and culture, I was disappointed when instead of walking into a cultural and authentic hub in Chiang Mai … Continue reading

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