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    Change Is Good: A Traveler’s Story In Quito, Ecuador

    Change Is Good: A Traveler's Story In Quito, Ecuador

    Charged by the bright equator sunshine, I felt motivated to make my first month in Quito, Ecuador count. At first, everything was beautiful and intriguing, from the lush flowering trees that filled the boulevards to the volcanos looming around us like stern parents. One afternoon I planned to meet some friends for a tour, which required taking a taxi to an unfamiliar part of the city. I furtively waved over a cab from the main street, parallel to my own…

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    You Are Enough: A Call to Travel Solo

    It started with an Instagram post. Last September, a friend who moonlights as a part-time photographer shared that she was booking mini portrait sessions: “Friends, whether you’re hoping to document this life season in…

  • Journal

    On Books and the Places They Take Us

    Some of my most prized possessions are books. Books have always held transformative and inspiring power in my life. For this reason, I always give books when I can as gifts to people I…