Being in Rome is like being in another country surrounded by another language, but with one significant twist: In Rome, I was immersed in an entirely new world of Catholicism. It was like this in Costa Rica, too: At first the newness simply clings to the edges of your clothes, occasionally brushing up against your …

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The Ultimate Tourist Trap

I think all of us who travel have done this at some point during our adventures. It's a 21st century thing, really, and with so much of our generation traveling, it's an easy thing to fall into. I know I've done it more than once. It's easy for us to go somewhere new and exciting …

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Wanderlust Debunked

Wanderlust. A strong desire or impulse to wander or travel the world. Generally paired with the girly ideals of seemingly graceful map-of-the-world tattoos, necklaces with delicate little mountains, watches with airplanes as hands, mountain-background Instagram photos with the word rhythmically sprawled across the image in flowy golden letters, both the idea and the very word "Wanderlust" are seeping …

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