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Vienna, or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Layover

By On July 8, 2014

Airlines Attendant: Which one of you is going to Vienna? Me: That’s me. Airlines Attendant: Please move your things to the front of the aircraft. You know that something is wrong when… Read More

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A Place That Makes You

By On June 22, 2014

To escape. To leave it all behind.  To see what else is out there. That is all that I thought I wanted for the last semester of high school, feeling trapped in… Read More

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Reception Crashers: Geneva and Jordan Pt. 4

By On June 5, 2014

Every spring, the pollen bloom reduces me to a coughing, sneezing, eye watering invalid, and every spring I fail to find an allergy medication that works. It just so happens that the pollen… Read More

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What does a guy have to do to get a bowl?: Geneva and Jordan Pt. 3

By On May 30, 2014

In the past few hours in Switzerland, I’ve seen: An unbelievable amount of roller skaters (we’re talking 1950′s style drive up diner skates) At least 5 fully grown men trying to make the… Read More

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Mistakes, Misinformation and Mishaps: Geneva and Jordan Pt. 2

By On May 30, 2014

Alliteration is fun, isn’t it? Some 15 minutes into traveling abroad (I hadn’t even reached Geneva yet, this was still in Heathrow International Airport), I managed to almost board the wrong flight… Read More

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Packing for the Rest of My Life: Geneva and Jordan Pt. 1

By On May 30, 2014

Tomorrow I will be embarking on an eight month journey that won’t take me home. At least, it won’t take me back to the same home. When I return from Geneva to… Read More

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A Summer in India Pt. 2: On Chaos

By On May 22, 2014

When I first experienced driving in India, I would hold on to my seat for dear life. The constant slamming of brakes and narrow misses – you couldn’t slide a pin between… Read More

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A Summer in India Pt. 1: How I got here.

By On May 22, 2014

In the fall of my sophomore year, I co-founded an organization with two people that were much more qualified than me. Zishaan was an MD/PhD and Nick was finishing up his Master’s… Read More

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The Kenya Diaries

By On May 18, 2014

 This past summer, my family and I traveled to Kenya for vacation. I’m still pretty conflicted about how I feel about the trip.  I was dead against going as a vacation and… Read More