Havasu Falls, The Hidden Treasure of Planet

Havasu Falls, The Hidden Treasure of Planet

Havasu Falls, a dreamy name, a dreamy place. “It is next to impossible to secure tickets, but I will try.” said Jessica, my partner in adventure, scrolling through the pictures of the seductive pure turquoise-painted waterfalls. It was surreal and to not see it now that I knew of it, would be my loss at […]

A Week On The Appalachian Trail

A Week On The Appalachian Trail

That’s the thing about fear; it never goes away, you just find ways to overcome it by becoming tougher and then lie to yourself till you face it again. So many people chase their fears hoping they would vanish. I did too. Appalachian Trail, as much as it felt like a calling, a part of […]

The AT series: Coffee with Mark Perlin

The AT series: Coffee with Mark Perlin

The mere thought that I am not the only one who is hiking the Appalachian Trail cuts me a great deal of slack. Mark Perlin, a student from James Madison University, who is graduating in a week, took some time to geek out on everything AT with me yesterday. Prior to meeting him, I knew that […]

Scuba Diving – My Freedom

One of the best experiences of my life has been learning how to Scuba Dive. In the beginning of this semester at Uni, I was registering for my classes and I stumbled upon this one-credit Scuba diving class that my university partnered with PADI to offer. I wasn’t able to resist my urge and so I […]

Why am I hiking The Appalachian Trail?

Why am I hiking The Appalachian Trail?

The nature is so powerful and it had always called me, as if it held my freedom in it’s palms and tempted me through each breath of my life to come and taste it – my own freedom called.

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL – WASHINGTON D.C.

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL – WASHINGTON D.C.

The breeze that knows not how to grow weary after a stormy winter startled me this spring day. Cherry Blossom and Kite festival In D.C., a delightful annual event to volunteer in, where echos of nature drove playfulness in people that came from all over the world, to be made one. The winds were in our […]

SWANNANOA – THE ABANDONED MANSION

SWANNANOA – THE ABANDONED MANSION

Amongst the beautiful valleys in Virginia lie some of the most historically prevalent structures- discovered and undiscovered. I am going to tell you about a place you haven’t seen before- The Swannanoa Mansion. A relaxing Thursday afternoon, I sat sharing a celebratory coffee with my roommate and best friend Jessica, who recently earned the title of graduate assistant […]

Top 5 Useful Tips To Prepare For The AT

Top 5 Useful Tips To Prepare For The AT

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of meeting Chandler Thomas, A 23 year old broker who who left his job to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine – An extraordinary step in an ordinary life. Lucky for me, I met him just in time, before he set off to leave from Virginia to Georgia this Saturday. […]

39th SAINT PATRICK’S DAY PARADE – WINTERPARK, FL

39th SAINT PATRICK’S DAY PARADE – WINTERPARK, FL

On Sunday, 5th of March, I had the opportunity of seeing the 39th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Winter Park, which is the only one of it’s kind in Central Florida. A delight to the eyes of  locals and foreigners, a total of 75 organizations/units participated. The only difference that make the whole experience unique, was […]