The Importance of Cows

The Importance of Cows

Many of you know I love cows. What you may not know is, why. When I was 16 I lived with a host family in Normandie, France. They had a farm. It was my first time living with animals. I had always wanted a puppy but my dad is allergic so I couldn’t have one....
Finding Home in a Small Town

Finding Home in a Small Town

In just a few days, I’ve fallen for a small town in Northern Scotland. There’s not much here – no taxis, one bus on Sundays, 2 coffee shops, 1 coop that serves as a supermarket, and they don’t even have a bank or ATM machine! What they do have,...
An Ode to Scotland

An Ode to Scotland

I’m in a small town in The Highlands in Scotland as of writing this post. There are no taxis, Uber doesn’t exist, and every store and restaurant is shut by 9pm. Going to a local pub for a drink (there are only 2 options) I am surprised to find it empty....
Why Is Occupation So Important?

Why Is Occupation So Important?

On my recent flight to Scotland I got pretty confused and upset. It all started when they handed out the landing cards and I noticed the question “Occupation/Profession.” I realized I had no idea how to answer this question, after so many years of...
The Mirror of Deeper Exploration

The Mirror of Deeper Exploration

In my last post I talked about choice and decision related to travel. A major surprise for me, still, is how I keep wanting to stay in the same country for ages, instead of jump around from one country to the next. This was a topic of conversation recently, with a...

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