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Warning! This blog post is coming to you from Heathrow airport and I am dictating everything! I am also writing this within 24 Hours Traveling straight. At this point, I have four more hours of waiting and then a six hour flight… let’s take a look at what it’s like traveling internationally while living with…

Food Story: Tasting It All

Foooood!! It helps us survive and we all love it AND it’s also the “method” I used to familiarize myself to the city ofBrno. It’s one that includes seeking out as many new eateries as I could find. Part of this was for fun but the other was to push myself to learn to navigate…

Will the Real Crip,Please NOT Stand Up?

I had initially been planning to write about all the food places I’ve been able to check out while being here in Brno but something happened that I felt was more pressing to write about. It’s something that I find really upsetting and vile. In short, the way I’ve been living my life didn’tadd up…

Time to Bust Out My Patronus

     Maybe I will save the Byzantine processes of setting up a Czech phone and bank account for when I really need to vent about administrative details. Instead this post will have you all wading around in the moments before I” leapt “and “waited for the net to appear”. Getting around Brno was really the…

Traveling Blind is Like Crowd Surfing Naked

  One of my sisters sent me a message recently about this trip. Amongst the advice and concern was an insightful sentence she wrote, “One thing is for certain, you have cleared away any stagnation in your life, right?”. Yes, big sister, you are indeed extremely right! Before this trip, Mike and I probably had…

Leaving the Jersey Shyer

A Little Coklyat and a Dash of Gibran Sometimes, a quote can just say all you need in one line, “For even those who limp, go not backwards.”, written by Khalil Gibran. I come from a family of quote lovers. My dad, “Success is 1% inspiration and 200% perspiration.” He’d write them down and then…