Category Archives: Essence of Travel

Guest Writer: Traveling Is

Guest writer Nate Stein unveils his take on the joys of travel. Continue reading

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My Grudge Against Wilmington

In which a young adult meets Wilmington, is betrayed, and never forgives. Continue reading

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Top 11 Road Trip Songs

It is impossible to write a list of the top travel songs, but I’ll try anyway. Choosing a list of the best road trip songs is dependent on the season, the destination, and whether you are running away or running … Continue reading

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The Allure of Islands

A calendar of island pictures reminds me how difficult it is to reach paradise. I love palm trees.  And sandy beaches.  But sometimes it can be difficult for me to enjoy looking at pictures of islands. Some destinations, I am … Continue reading

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Laundry Day

Tuesday is laundry day. The weekend clothes are ripening and I’m running out of anything fresh from my. The locals are all back at work. Which means it’s time to load up the bag and brave the laundromat without any … Continue reading

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The Sweet Smell of Travel

Matthew Stone explains how Cinnabon in the airport represents the true smell of travel. Continue reading

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Romance of the Rails?

Where has all the romance gone? Matthew Stone describes what is left of train travel. Continue reading

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Pre-Nostalgia & the One Night Stand

Can I already miss a place before I have even left? Explore how nostalgia affects our travels. Continue reading

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A History of Goodbyes

From the nostalgia of the train station goodbye to the disrobing at the airport. Continue reading

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Venice Evaporates

The weight of history, Disneyesque moments, gondolas, and the feeling that it has all been done before are highlights of a walk through Venice, Italy. Continue reading

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