topsail island photo

Coming home after 2+ years away

I think most long-term travelers will agree that the adjustment of coming home is harder than that of going away. I left home at the beginning of March 2012 and didn’t return until May 2014. As soon as I landed…

Misconceptions about America(ns)

Misconceptions about America(ns)

While traveling abroad, these are the questions I got asked a lot as soon as people (usually, very quickly) realized I’m an American. 1. “You don’t own a gun?” This was by far the most common and (to me) the most…