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An Introduction To Bow Ties

Black tie events aside, wearing a bow tie is always a strange choice. That doesn’t make it a bad chance or the wrong choice, but it does make it a choice worth considering – twice. There is no way – unless you happen to currently live in a fraternity house at a large southern university…

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It’s Often Emotionally Harder to Come

When I came back, I realized he was right. I had changed but home hadn’t. My friends, now heading into their late twenties, had the same jobs, were going to the same bars, and were mostly doing the same things. Moreover, Boston itself just felt the same. It had the same pulse as it had…

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The Evolution of a Long Term

Despite those occasional downsides, I think long-term solo travel is something people should try at least once in their life. Even if you don’t like it, try it — it will teach you a lot about yourself. It’s made me a far better and more awesome person, and I’ll go to the grave preaching its…

12.

That Place Called Home

These were words I hadn’t heard spoken in two years. And they’d been sorely missed. After landing in Bangkok, I glided effortlessly through an airport where I’ve been countless times and made my way to the train into the city. It was a routine I followed without thinking, and I easily made my way to…