Last weekend, I ventured upstate to Ithaca, New York, which is now home to both my alma mater and youngest brother, a sophomore at Ithaca College.
Samantha Willner is a passionate world traveler based out of New York City. Among the notches in her travel belt are cities like Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Paris, Barcelona, Geneva, Seoul, Berlin, and Istanbul, to name a few. Her objective is to transport people to the places she loves through engaging writing and vivid photography. Follow her on social media and LucyBird.net as she works to uncover the world's secrets, one adventure at a time!
How divine it is to think my thoughts, love whom I desire, and strive for goals that, once attained, will satisfy me above all others. How marvelous it is to know that this combination of blood, brains, heart, body, and soul is sui generis.
“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors…”
Four days ago, my 90-year-old grandfather passed away. He was a gentleman, war hero, father of two, and grandparent to eight. He’s in a better place now. At least that’s what I’m told.
“Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.”- Kurt Vonnegut
I don’t know what the hell is happening, but someone needs to get me to the nearest airport NOW.
Ever since I began traveling, my mind does this strange thing where it equates a monetary value with an experience. For $1,000, I could buy myself a much needed new laptop, or I could…