The idea for this blog first came to mind in 2013, although life had been gradually pointing me in this direction for many years. I’ve always been captivated by people’s stories, as well as gravitated towards adventure and growth. And after studying abroad during college, it occurred to me that I can be a tourist anywhere, even, and perhaps especially, in my own backyard! Conveying the heart of a person or place can make unique stories feel like universal experiences. It is my hope that you find this blog relatable and inspiring. Here’s to discovering the extraordinary among the ordinary