Putting Things in Perspective

March 11th, 2020 Living through a pandemic is really something. COVID-19 has already affected us in ways we never could have imagined. It’s spreading rapidly, and I’m sure you know that its social and economic consequences are growing by the minute. I’ve gone back and forth more times I can count and still can’t quite […]

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Santiago, Chile

January 4th – January 6th, 2020 Highlights: Sites: National Museum of Fine Arts Nuñoa neighborhood Food & Drink Gyvens Club (for a good time) Colmado Coffee Xoco Por Ti Chocolate Bar OBOLO Chocolate (artisan chocolate bars) Concha y Toro (vineyard and wine tasting) Mulato (Lastarria, Santiago) After returning from the Patagonian wilderness, some of us […]

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Patagonia, Chile (2/2)

December 27th, 2019 – January 3rd, 2020 This trip to Patagonia was also an extremely efficient way for me to become very well acquainted with the rope group which I spent most of my time hiking with. For the week we spent close to all 24 hours of the day together, cooking, eating, and even […]

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Patagonia, Chile (1/2)

December 27th, 2019 – January 3rd, 2020 At the end of 2019, I had the opportunity to go to the Chilean Patagonia with a group from my school. Hands down, this has been one of the most incredible places and experiences of my life. I could go on and on about how breath-taking Patagonia is, […]

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Tromsø, Norway (1/2)

November 28th – December 1st, 2019 Highlights: Sites / Activities: Fjellheisen (Cable car)   Arctic Cathedral Food & Drink: Risø Mat & Kaffebar (breakfast) Rorbua Pub Being in Tromsø feels simultaneously like living in a dream and being in the twilight zone. Being in the Arctic Circle was so surreal and the few hours of […]

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Edinburgh, Scotland (2/2)

November 27th, 2019 Highlights: Sites: Dean Village National Portrait Gallery Greyfriars Kirkyard – Thomas Riddle’s gravestone National Museum of Scotland Accommodations: Castle Rock Hostel Food & Drink: Brochan Porridge The Elephant House The Standing Order Stramash Before I headed to Edinburgh, my friend Justin told me about all the Harry Potter-related spots in the city. […]

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Edinburgh, Scotland (1/2)

November 26th, 2109 Highlights: Sites: Royal Mile: St. Giles Cathedral, Holyrood Palace, Arthur’s Seat The Real Mary King’s Close Accommodations: Castle Rock Hostel Food & Drink: The Edinburgh Larder Mother India’s Café Edinburgh Christmas Market Heads and Tales Gin Bar I arrived in Edinburgh late on the 25th and legitimately spent a solid 20 minutes […]

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London, England (3/3)

November 25th Highlights: Sites: British Museum (free!) Food & Drink: Seven Dials Market 26 Grains Teatulia Days like this really represent why I wanted to start this blog in the first place. My last half day in London was reflective and beautiful, especially since I got to spend it with my best friend at a […]

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London, England (2/3)

November 24th, 2019 Highlights: Sites: Columbia Road Flower Market Mayfair Natural History Museum Food & Drink: Blanchette (Shoreditch breakfast / brunch) Brick Lane Sunday Market Spitalfields Market Crosstown Doughnuts (famous for their vegan sourdough doughnuts) Chai Guys (try the Kashmiri chai!) DUM Biryani London has MANY markets, and each is more colorful than the next. […]

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