A Blessed Greeting

A Blessed Greeting

As we walk down the road, we see the old man sitting on his porch, possibly just there for the view, possibly there waiting for us. As we cross the threshold to his property, we say hello to him, calling out: “Tay!” Dad! We ask him how he’s doing. The thing is, he’s...
The Meat on the Street

The Meat on the Street

When you think of Italian food, what do you imagine? What about French food? German? Unless you’ve spent much time in Europe recently, you probably didn’t picture the döner kebab. The döner kebab is originally from the Ottoman Empire, today known as Turkey....
10 Libraries Every Reader Needs to Visit

10 Libraries Every Reader Needs to Visit

British Library, London, UK The British Library houses millions of items from all around the world, and not all of them are books. The most well-known room is the Sir John Ritblat Gallery, where you can see some of the oldest Bible manuscripts in the world. There...
Suspended in the Sky

Suspended in the Sky

Most people travel to Greece to see the Parthenon in Athens or to take pictures in Santorini, one of the most Instagram-worthy places in the world. While these places are all well and good, the spot you really need to visit is in the mountains overlooking Kalambaka:...
The Art of Looking Up

The Art of Looking Up

In a world of increasing connectivity, innovative technology, and hyper ingenuity, are we actually in a state of regression? You see, this summer I was in Oxford—the home of Oxford University and the inspiration for Hogwarts—and I spent most of my time glancing down...