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Travelers Do Live in the “Real World”

Is working 30 hours a week and traveling to different cities and countries on weekends any less “real” than working 40+ hour weeks and living for the weekends? This question of what is the “real world” and

Traveler for Peace: Je Suis Paris

“What can one person accomplish in the face of the vast forces that run our world? The current of the times can seem so fast flowing and complex as to be overwhelming.”  Daisaku Ikeda In the wake

Life Lessons from the Farm

The train may have been picking up speed as we left the city, but the pace of life outside was slowing down. I couldn’t help but breathe a sigh of relief as I left the infinite slabs

Growing Up in Brooklyn

Brooklyn. Just saying the name of this unique place brings a smile to my face. Maybe it’s simply because I grew up here, or maybe it’s because it really is just that special. While most people think of