The Real Dangers of Traveling

The list can go on an on, but here's what I found to be the biggest dangers of traveling, or more precisely, returning from a life-changing trip. 1. Culture: You'll experience so many different cultures, and at the same time, come to find that societies do have different expectations and values in different places. Therefore, when … Continue reading The Real Dangers of Traveling

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Day 1-1.5: LAX to Germany to Italy

The journey begins like most do in Los Angeles, sitting in traffic on the 405. Rushing to LAX during typical Sunday afternoon traffic, we met our incredibly interesting Uber driver named Sandro (originally from Brazil). He, my mom and I spent the ride discussing his personal story, various adventures, and how travel offers the beautiful … Continue reading Day 1-1.5: LAX to Germany to Italy

An Interpretation: Mark Tansey’s Achilles and the Tortoise & Forward Retreat

   Achilles and the Tortoise (1986) and Forward Retreat (1949) A monochromatic blue, gargantuan canvas immediately captures my eye. In it, a rocket juxtaposed, yet racing ahead of a stoic pine tree, piques my interest as I assign meaning to it based on current events and personal feelings. At the Broad Museum, Mark Tansey's Achilles and … Continue reading An Interpretation: Mark Tansey’s Achilles and the Tortoise & Forward Retreat