Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Honeysuckle. That was all I could smell as I strolled through the backwoods of northern Alabama. I took in the faint smell that left an even fainter taste in my mouth. Something about the copacetic atmosphere filled me with perspective and appreciation for the natural . . . read more

Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

If you had asked me when I was younger what my favorite place in the world was, I would have told you Rock Mill Park. wasn’t until I was older that I realized my favorite place had been waiting halfway across the world—in Seoul, Korea.

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

A letter from the editor of the Winter 2019 edition. Travel brings people together and allows us to understand our own spot in history as well as people from all over the globe.

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

In this issue, we will celebrate cultures through their artistic endeavors and their history. Our resident art historian will walk you through a Gothic cathedral, explaining the significance of its gargoyles and stained glass windows. You will discover the Louvre’s less known but equally noteworthy paintings and sculptures. The significance of Santa Barbara’s iconic architecture—red-tiled roofs and whitewashed buildings—will be revealed to you, and you will also discover that some art comes in a delicious, confectionery form.

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

“So, can you come with us in two weeks?” my uncle asked on the other end of the phone. I paused and considered the implications of skipping the first week of school to go on my uncle’s company cruise to help with my four cousins. . . . read more

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

I was born with a few vision issues: amblyopia, nearsightedness, third-nerve palsy. So, I always wondered if I saw things how other people saw them. Once I was camping in the mountains in Washington with friends, and one of them looked off into the evergreen . . . read more

Catch Your Sunrise

Catch Your Sunrise

Trudging though a Nicaraguan downpour. Driving across the country multiple times. Getting stuck in the middle of a Parisian taxi strike. All these unexpected travel adventures presented me with moments to regret certain travel methods. But no matter how many beautiful, famous landmarks I see as a tourist, my most memorable experiences . . . read more

Stepping Out

Stepping Out

During the production of this issue of Stowaway, I had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Cambodia to document some work that the US State Department is doing. Cambodia has a peril-filled history; it is a country recovering from genocide and overcoming a past wrought with blood. This . . . read more

Meeting Strangers

Meeting Strangers

“What brings you to Salt Lake?” I ask the man sitting next to me on the train. “I was visiting my ill father in Portland, and now I’m here for the night before going back to Spain,” the man replies. “Spain? Are you from there?” . . . read more

Spots of Time

Spots of Time

Last summer, while living in the green and beautiful valley of Grasmere, I felt like I had stepped into the past. I first arrived to this small village in northern England for a summer internship and saw more nature untouched by man or time than . . . read more