The World Wanderer

"Not all those who wander are lost." JRR Tolkien

A Different Kind of Flying: Aerial Yoga.

New Post! A Different Kind of Flying: Aerial Yoga. @sukhaarts #flying

Flying on an airplane is easily my favorite way to travel. Being up in the air is not only a place of meditation for myself, but it’s freeing to be flying high above all of the world’s troubles. I’ve always felt a similar freeing feeling while practicing yoga, but with aerial yoga, there’s also that exhilarating feeling of flying, one that’s hard to get anywhere else.

Flying at Sukha Arts Center

Aerial yoga is an exercise…

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Happy 4th Birthday to The World Wanderer!

New Post: Happy 4th Birthday to The World Wanderer! #happyday #travel

I can hardly believe that it has been four whole years since I started The World Wanderer. So much has changed, and yet it seems that much has stayed the same. I am far from the person I was when I once began this journey, and I am so glad to have documented four years of my travels, as well as the person I have become along the way. I didn’t start this blog to have so many people read it or to…

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1 pan and 5 steps to Saag Paneer.

New post! @RachelTheRamblr’s #recipe: 1 pan and 5 steps to Saag Paneer.

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a recipe for my Transport your Taste Buds series, so when Rachel came to me with her recipe for Saag Paneer, I immediately took her up on her offer.  I was so excited that she wanted to share the recipe with not only me, but also with all of you. I know that I’ll be making this soon enough, and I hope you can add it to your recipe collection too.

I’ve been…

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The Great Unknown.

New Post: The Great Unknown. #music #lyrics

In all realms of life, I am on the constant look out for inspiration. Usually, I find that through the lyrics of my favorite songs, and that’s exactly where I found yesterday’s words of wisdom.

The Great Unknown by Jukebox the Ghost holds some pretty powerful words, and as I was driving, I could completely relate. With a big birthday around the corner and some serious self-reflection in the past…

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Hiking the High Points.

New Post: Hiking the High Points. #bucketlist #adventure

Over a year and a half ago, I set out to climb New York state’s highest peak, Mt. Marcy. At the time, I didn’t realize what I was getting myself into, but I had fallen in love with hiking. The climb was much more than I imagined it would be and challenged me in many ways, but it also opened my eyes to a new world, that of hiking the high points in the United States.

Climbing Mt. Marcy

It wasn’t until this summer,…

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Failing to Reach the Highest Point in Vermont.

New Post: Failing to Reach the Highest Point in Vermont. #highpoints #hiking

Frozen in fear, my body clung to the rocks not knowing what to do next. The mountain had already made me cry once, and now, for a second time I felt my eyes burn with tears. Below me, one of my friends asked me what I wanted to do; I was torn. Did I want to push myself to go further, or was I over facing my fears that day? Without another word, I pushed forward until I got to the top of the…

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Lessons Learned by Not Leaving the Country.

New post: Lessons Learned by Not Leaving the Country. #travel #ttot

It’s official, summer is over and the first day of autumn has arrived, at least in the Northern hemisphere. The kids are back in school, the leaves are just beginning to change, and pumpkin spice is in everything from cornbread to beer; my favorite season is upon us.

Fall is coming

Still, as in love with autumn as I am, its arrival has confirmed that for the first time since 2009, I stayed in the country for…

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Walking to Rhode Island’s Highest Point.

New post: Walking to Rhode Island’s Highest Point. #highpoint #outdoors #adventure

Hiking Rhode Island’s highest point before the end of the summer was not my original plan for Labor Day, but after a rough hike to the highest point in Massachusetts, I made a change in my plans. I wasn’t quite ready for Vermont’s Mt. Mansfield, so instead, I decided to take on Jerimoth Hill.

Rhode Island's highest point

Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s highest point, stands at 812 feet and is a bit different than the high…

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Climbing to the Highest Point in Massachusetts.

New Post: Climbing to the Highest Point in Massachusetts. #outdoors #adventure

For me, hiking has always been a form of therapy. There’s something different about the world from inside the woods. Problems don’t seem as big, worries don’t seem to matter, and the world is silent, except for the sounds of animals going about their day. For me, hiking is peaceful, at least that’s how it usually is. My experience climbing to the highest point in Massachusetts was the complete…

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Climbing to Connecticut’s Highest Point.

New Post: Climbing to Connecticut’s Highest Point. #outdoors #adventure

Ever since I was first introduced to the world of hiking a few years back, it has become an obsession of time. I find myself craving more time outdoors, taking time to enjoy nature and climb mountains whenever possible.

Round Mountain

Most recently, I’ve attached a goal to my love of hiking: to hike to the top of all of the high peaks in the United States. Any chance I have a free weekend, I find myself…

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