Little Dwarves, Big Meaning

Little Dwarves, Big Meaning

Wroclaw, Poland, could be straight out of a fairy tale. Sitting on the Odra River banks, the town is made of twelve islands connected by 130 bridges. The town is full of breathtaking market squares, pastel-colored Renaissance mansions, Baroque palaces, and hand-lit...
The Darby Ice Caves

The Darby Ice Caves

The Trail It was a magical experience that captured heart and imagination. The hike up the mountain was fairly steep, but I didn’t mind the burning in my legs or my chest. I was too busy gawking at the scenery. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky, and a bright, yellow sun...
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...
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...