Why I Think Everyone Should Travel Solo at Least Once


After a few months of traveling solo through Africa, I recently returned to New York — the crazy city I once called home for almost 3 years. One afternoon, I thought about going to a party but none of my friends could accompany me to the event since most of them are...

A Different Kind of Paradise


'This is paradise!' my guide, Ahmed, proclaimed as he lit his cigarette with a green lighter that stood in stark contrast to the barren backdrop of endless sand dunes that is the Saharan desert. The sun beamed so brightly from above like a torch in the sky that I wondered...

Why I booked a one-way flight to Tunisia


As I write this, I’m smoking shisha and sipping coffee while watching the blood orange sun descend beneath the canopy of palm trees in the southern oasis town of Tozeur in the Saharan desert. After ten days of wandering from the north to the south, Tunisia feels like an oasis among...

My Google Home told me to quit my job at Google…So I did


Life decisions are never easy, especially when they involve letting go of a comfortable job at an amazing company that has both a lego play area and a chef who makes you custom burritos. So I did what any confused and slightly tipsy person would do, I shouted my thoughts...