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Low Waste Travel (Mottainai)

Earth Day is right around the corner! These days, I try to practice the essence of being kind to the Earth every day. I grew up with a long-standing, low-waste mentality; The Japanese concept of mottainai, which roughly translates to “what a waste!” While I do my best to practice mottainai at home, it is admittedly harder to do so while traveling. Through trial and error, I’ve created a guide with mottainai tips and tricks, as well as a few products that help reduce waste while traveling…

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Travel Guide to Montgomery, Alabama

While a trip to Montgomery may not be high on your list of places to visit (it wasn't on mine), I found it incredibly healing to visit in our current political climate. It's the heart of where so many of the divisions in our country started, and visiting is an empowering way in which we can begin to take ownership and responsibility for our shared history. 

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Squeezing Light Out of Dark in Montgomery, Alabama

How do we get to the core of racism and begin to heal? I think it's through confronting and acknowledging our history. Bryan and I recently visited Montgomery, Alabama- the heart of where so many divisions in our country started. I found it surprisingly healing to visit in our current political climate, and I came back a different person. I know Montgomery is not high on most people's travel lists, but I really encourage everyone to visit.

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