Wander

“Here’s what I think: I think I’ve got a map in my car that wants to be used, and I think there are places we can go that need to be seen. Maybe no one else will ever visit them and appreciate them or take the time to think they’re important, but maybe even the smallest places mean something. And, if not, maybe they can mean something to us. At the very least, by the time we leave, we know we will have seen it. So come on. Let’s go. Let’s count for something.” – Finch, ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES

Over the past month, I had the amazing opportunity to study abroad at the University of Oxford. For four exceptionally short weeks, I attended...

I discovered All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven this January. The main character Finch was prone to bouts of wanderlust, so in order...

As an overseas student currently studying in Australia (or as they say -- Straya, where everything tries to kill you), I am fortunate enough...

.It was that time of the day right before sunset hits; there is a warm haze casting over the flat landscapes of Ohio, making...

“It's not what you take, it's what you leave.” —Jennifer Niven, All the Bright Places I had missed my family so much. My big enormous beautiful...

For Christmas of 2014, my family and I had the privilege of visiting San Jose del Cabo in Mexico for a few days. It...

I have been sitting here for 15 minutes, and I still have no idea where to even begin. Very few times in my life...

“I want to live here,” I said to my family as we strolled the streets of Blackpool. My mother laughed at this. “You want to...

Paris. Often known as the city of love, I discovered it was so much more in the two weeks that I spent there improving...

"If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life,...