Just one of many Explorations, I designed this chessboard after wondering why chessboards have to be flat. Start with “why?” and you never know where you’ll end
Here you’ll find insights and observations on what I’m learning as I try new experiences and offer exercises, experiments and expeditions for you to try as well.
Think of it as behind-the-scenes explorations on new ways of learning by learning new things.
Our starting Explorations are in Food, Photography, The Art of Craft and, of course, Travel.
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Use your trip to find what you love Trips provide intriguing opportunities to find what you love. And for me, the best moments on a trip — those powerful, defining, magic moments — are ones so filled with meaning and emotion that I wish to linger long and absorb them. And yet, I never quite can, for I must inevitably move on. That leaves me with a poignant…
When visiting The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood in St. Petersburg, Russia, the best thing you can do there is to look up. Its a practice that once you try it, you’ll begin to find wonders every time you stop and look up.
When visiting Iceland’s Kirkjufell mountain or neighboring Kirkjufellsfoss waterfalls, you’ll discover an entirely different world by looking the other way.
Here are ten lessons from travel that will help you reduce your stress and worry at home. You don’t have to even take a trip to learn from them.
Most people, when visiting Iceland’s iconic Budir Black Church, only photograph the church. But there’s so much more there if you look the other way there.
Piran, Slovenia is like a mini version of Venice without the canals but with labyrinth-like alleys that make this small city on the Adriatic a perfect place to experience the sheer joy of wandering.