I had heard so much about it, my expectations were pretty high. I was was excited, but also nervous and a bit intimidated. It wasn’t really my scene and I was sure I’d stick out like a sore thumb. It had taken ages to get there and of course there was a line to get in. … More The abyss
wan·der·lust ˈwändərˌləst/ noun a strong desire to travel. “a man consumed by wanderlust” There are people who like to travel, and then there are the “wanderlusters.” Their love of travel can appear compulsive, even obsessive. They find any excuse to flee the country and maximize vacation and work trips to spend more time away from home. … More The longest trip
Hey strangers. I am a month into medical school already and I can’t understand where time went. Some days are gone before I can even catch a full breath! My university has been really good (and unique) in that I have already spent a few days in a hospital, gone on rounds, learned how to … More We need a nutrition in medical education revolution.
Congratulations! If you are reading this post, you are probably about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, or are considering it. First piece of advice: Do it. If you have saved the money and can take the time, a round the world trip is something you will never regret. What you will learn … More Budgeting for a Round the World trip
Hey y’all! I’m sorry for the poor formatting of upcoming posts, I’m using the WordPress app on my iPhone while traveling! Before heading to Med school in August, I wanted to travel for an extended period of time and that time has come! My plans started off nebulous with just a list (erm.. Google spreadsheet) … More How to pack for a round the world trip and travel check list
Bouncing Back Neuroscientists are interested in looking into why some people able to bounce back from difficult experiences, both sought out and unexpected, and others are not. They are studying this using real-time imaging of the brain, as people experience stressful situations. On an evolutionary level, stress can be beneficial as it fires up your … More #skimmed The Times – Mind
Hi readers! I’ve been a fan of the Skimm newsletter for a while now and thought I would do a something similar with The Times recent publication of 100 New Health Discoveries. I paid the 13$ and read it in its entirety – but you don’t have to! Fat In the 1970s, America changed the … More #skimmed The Times – Nutrition