For the longest time, I had this inner yearning to be elsewhere. An ever-churning cry to go, leave, discover, explore; but I didn’t know where, when,...

Travel fatigue is real. I knew something was off when the thought of going home wouldn’t escape my mind. The bags under my eyes were as deep as the Gr...

Chino, Japan

A fellow hitchhiker at the same service station. He was on his way to Tokyo while I was headed towards Mt. Fuji.

Nagano, Japan.

After having...

I wondered why she was alone in such an eerie place. We were in a cemetery after all. She didn’t even notice that I took a picture. Afraid to disturb...

“Kaelyn! I have a question.”

“What is your question?”

“Can we play tag?”

“Yes we can, but first, I have a project. Can you help me?”

“Okay, I can help you...

Sometimes I wander aimlessly through the streets. People stare as though I am an alien of some sort. An alien, or a very, very lost tourist. Clearly I...

Colm had just picked me up from the airport, and yet, it felt as though we had known each other for years. He was practically glowing with positive en...

Veronica was a kind and selfless soul. Charismatic, witty, and adventurous. We had only known each other for five minutes before she offered to take m...

For a brief time I was in a dark place. I felt trapped. My heart yearned to be elsewhere and I didn’t know how to escape this feeling. The routine was...

Cenk had a radiant aura about him and his thoughts raced a million miles per second. Sometimes I couldn’t even finish a sentence before he started sho...

I had never collaborated with another photographer before so I was excited. Not to mention, their social media following was significantly larger than...

Sometimes I get really nervous when they reach for the camera. Especially after they finish picking their noses. Over and over I emphasize the word “m...

I was slightly caught off guard when Clause announced that he would be hosting three travelers that weekend. Myself, one girl from Germany, and one gi...

Sandro was dangerously alluring. There was this aura of confidence about him and he spoke rather poetically. In other words, he knew exactly what wome...

I promised my host family I wouldn’t eat their food even though they insisted that it was not a problem. They already had two children and the last th...

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