Relentlessly curious traveler, learner, reader, writer, in constant search of the next grand (or tiny) adventure. 


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© 2017 by Erika Firestone.

If you're 22 (or 27*) , physically fit, and hungry to learn more and be better, I urge you travel - as far and as widely as possible - Anthony Bourdain

“I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake. Life is no “brief candle” for me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.” G.B. Shaw

June 17, 2019

If I had known how incredible the Finger Lakes region was, I would have booked a trip years ago. As someone who loves international travel, I tend to overlook the boundless possibilities that lie just along the East Coast. This past weekend was a great introduction to...

March 12, 2019

While living in Scotland three years ago, I came up with the great idea to fly to Dublin for St. Patrick's Day. Like any American with less than 10% Irish ancestry, I had loved my college years of celebrating at both Parade Day in Scranton (honestly this was crazier th...

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