Category: Travel

Book Review: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Before this summer, and the three English courses I took during it, I’d never given much thought to walking across the world. Yet, after reading Cheryl Strayed’s award winning book, “Wild,” walking is all I want to do.

Capturing Caprock Canyon

Back in March, during Spring Break, a friend and I visited Caprock Canyon, in Briscoe, Texas. The only other canyon I’ve ever visited is Palo Duro Canyon, but that was when I was eight years old, so Caprock is the first canyon I’ve been to that I can actively remember. It’s also the first canyon I’ve hiked in; which was an experience.

The Secrets of Antarctica (Part One)

A land of both ice and fire, Antarctica is known to harbor one of the harshest environments on Earth. It is the only continent to have zero permanent residents, as well as a treaty between over 53 countries. A treaty enacted to preserve the…

The Five Stages of Grief After Studying Abroad.

Oftentimes returning to your home university is never as sweet as it sounds.

Interlaken: land of chocolate and snow.

If I was told the world was going to end tomorrow- I’d probably spend my last 24 hours in Switzerland.