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The Choice a Traveler Makes
I am a nomad. My life is lived far from home, and every little while I uproot and move on. I get restless easily, I fall in love too quick, and I’m always wondering what the next thing will be. But every once and awhile I come close to going home or settling down, and when I don’t it makes me pause and wonder, why not? (more…)
Lost in Venice
My Florentine melancholy didn’t last very long. I was sitting on the train to Venice and across the car was another girl, clearly a seasoned traveler. She munched on a bag of granola while she read out of a tattered paperback and leaned on her well-loved backpack. She was a girl after my own heart, and her name was Jen. It didn’t take long before we were sharing stories of our different travels and we decided to explore Venice together. (more…)
A video of the almost-3 months Nicole and I spent backpacking around Europe. We began in Ireland, then made our way to England, Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and Hungary. There were lots of good friends, beautiful places, and strange adventures along the way. (more…)
10 Travel Experiences to Have in Your 20s
Everyone should travel. It tests boundaries, broadens horizons, teaches lessons. Travel is an escape and a teacher and a life-fulfiller all in one. The easiest time to travel is undoubtedly in your 20s, and at that stage in your life you’re also more open to some of those worldly lessons I was just talking about. In your 20s you’ve been wrapped up in your own cultural blanket but you’re open to new ideas– so before you run out and get that Big Job and your Real Career, go see the world. (more…)
Hi. I'm Tessa.
I'm a waterfall-loving, world-wandering, picture-taking, journal-writing sort of traveler.
And this is where all my memories end up.
The culture, the people, the food, those moments that make you want to pull your hair and the ones that make you laugh till your gut aches.
These are the stories and photos that I've collected over the last five years.
Thanks for letting me share them with you.
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