Foreign vs. Domestic

Sometimes I find myself so eager to travel the world that I forget the wonders that surround me in my own (figurative) backyard. Of course it is my dream to backpack through Europe, hike the Great Wall of China and catch a glimpse of the Great Pyramids of Giza, but the United States has its fair share of sights to see as well. Continue reading

Journalists are travelers

At the very second that I am writing this, there are 7,287,148,722 people in the world. That is over 7 billion people with unique experiences, perspectives and goals. 7 billion different people I could interact with, 7 billion opportunities to learn something new.

If I don’t spend the rest of my life meeting as many of them as I can, I don’t think I will be living well enough. Continue reading