Category Travel

5 years ago, 5 years later

Five years ago I was about to turn 20. I had just finished my sophomore year at Whitman. I was about to start blogging. And I was about to move to France for the first time.


Shifting focus: A Week in Portugal

I still thrive on travel and adventure, but I travel differently.

Chocolate sandwiches, Carl-naval, and rain: Snapshots from Northern Spain

After not seeing each other in person for almost two years, Ashley and I found ourselves back in Europe at the same time, and decided that it was high time for a reunion.

Voyage au Nord

At the end of January, I packed a weekend bag, got up early on a Saturday, and hopped on a train from the Gare du Nord to le département du Nord.

Windmills 101: De Zwaan

In addition to being the home of my Dutch forebears for generations, Holland is also home to De Zwaan—the only authentic working Dutch windmill in the United States.