Travel | Fitness | Food | Habits

Breakfast of Champions

There’s a classic Saturday Night Live sketch where John Belushi portrays a dominant track athletic at his peak. His secret? Little chocolate donuts. It spoofs every performance food ad of the time and really, since. And it raises the question—what exactly are we eating for optimal performance in our days? Travel opens our eyes to…

Exploration | Lifestyle | Personal Growth | Travel

Vividly Awake

“Time to leave now, get out of this room, go somewhere, anywhere; sharpen this feeling of happiness and freedom, stretch your limbs, fill your eyes, be awake, wider awake, vividly awake in every sense and every pore.” — Stefan Zweig There were so many days during the pandemic when we told ourselves some version of…

History | Music | Personal Growth | Travel

Courageously Memorable

“All I insist on, and nothing else, is that you should show the whole world that you are not afraid. Be silent, if you choose; but when it is necessary, speak—and speak in such a way that people will remember it.” — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Taking the train between Salzburg and Vienna I’m reminded of…

Culture | Exploration | Travel

A Visit to Hallstatt

Let’s get the obvious out of the way: Hallstatt is a tourist town. Thousands visit, take the same photos and leave. The crush of people in the middle of the day is an adjustment if you aren’t expecting it, but really—you should be expecting it. Hallstatt is famous for the iconic vista and the swarms…