A Tragedy of Numbness

Sending love to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School 26.305° N, 80.270° W I originally wrote this post while studying abroad in Europe -- almost exactly two years ago. The shooting I spoke of was different, but the idea is the same: we have to stop acting like this is normal.     February 26th, 2016 … Continue reading A Tragedy of Numbness

Zanzibar: 3 Ways to Get to Know “Spice Island”

Writing from 6.136° S, 39.362° E It’s no secret that the biggest reasons that tourists come to vacation in Tanzania are safaris, Mt. Kilimanjaro, and Zanzibar. Now, there are a million other things to do here, but these three draw crowds for good reason: they’re all once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Unfortunately due to my budget I won’t be … Continue reading Zanzibar: 3 Ways to Get to Know “Spice Island”

Safari Time: How to Plan Your Tanzanian Holiday

Writing from 2.154° S, 34.686° E So, you’ve decided to go on a safari in Tanzania. Great choice! Africa is rich with undisturbed landscapes and incredible wildlife, and Tanzania is home to several of the continent’s most impressive national parks and nature reserves. Whether it’s waking up in the middle of the Serengeti for a morning … Continue reading Safari Time: How to Plan Your Tanzanian Holiday