Favorite Photo Story: View from Tokyo Tower

Location: Tokyo, Japan Date: June 2013 Tokyo Tower offers terrific views of Tokyo. I took a study abroad group there in 2013, and we waited until the sun went down to see how the city looked in the dark. I was pleasantly surprised by the lighting inside of the observation deck and took this picture.

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Favorite Photo Story: Dining Out in Tokyo, Japan

Location: Tokyo, Japan Date: June 2012 My rusty Japanese language skills and lack of artistic ability did not stop me from successfully ordering dinner on my and my sister’s first night visiting Tokyo together. We had spent numerous days in South Korea and made a quick trip to Thailand before traveling to Japan, and I […]

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A Primer for Student Travel

Traveling internationally is one of the most rewarding, frustrating, exhilarating, humbling, and educational endeavors one can pursue. I haven’t met many people, once they’ve put an overseas trip or two behind them, who expressed no interest whatsoever in doing it again. I’ve been fortunate to share these kinds of experiences with a few of my colleagues […]

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Travel Photos of 2013

This year has been an unusually active travel year for me. I was able to make a few trips across the country and spend some time exploring Asia and Europe. Now that we’ve all made it to the end of the year (nearly), I’d like to share some of my favorite photos from the past […]

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