If you’ve been following our blog, you know that I’ve been toying with the idea of cutting off my long locks. I’ve only had my hair cut shorter than chin-length once in my life — third grade — and I hated it. But I thought that in the spirit of our “this will be the craziest thing Read Post
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A single exposed fluorescent bulb hangs 20 feet from the center of a large rectangular atrium. The bulb is not illuminated, as it is four forty-five in the afternoon and the sun’s rays pour in through the open doorway. Several horseflies purposely circle the light; their buzzing waxing and waning in intensity as they loop Read Post
It was midday and I was sitting naked on the edge of a square marble countertop unsure where to direct my gaze. A topless Turkish woman held my left hand as she scrubbed the length of my arm with more vigor than I ever had before. As the two of us locked eyes, she forced Read Post
As the starting location for our round-the-world trip, we did a lot of research on Iceland, reading guidebooks, blog posts and Iceland’s tourism webpages. Many personal accounts told the same story: Iceland is beautiful, filled with natural wonders and untouched by the corporations that line American streets. An arctic paradise. But we read warnings too: Read Post
Iceland is a majestic country with dramatically changing landscape. This photo essay examines how even though the scenery varies, there are certain attributes that remain constant throughout: the purple (and controversial) Alaskan lupine; moss; lava rocks; yellow poppies; glaciers and ice patches; and fields of green. Here is an up-close glimpse into the Land of Fire and Read Post