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Miami Globe Trotter: Namib Desert is anything but empty

Think of the desert. For me, I typically imagine dry, barren and dead masses of land with maybe a few camels roaming around. Essentially, I pictured a lifeless landscape – far from what I would...

Anthropology professor Caleb Everett named Carnegie Fellow, teaches at sea

One of the most unique aspects of Semester at Sea is the fact that I eat lunch with, live down the hall from, and make small talk with the program’s faculty and staff. Coincidentally, I live tw...

Miami Globe Trotter: ‘Do things that scare you,’ like South Afr...

Toeing the edge of a bridge 216 meters (709 feet) tall, I barely had enough time to think to myself, “How did I end up here?” Suddenly my legs jumped me off the Bloukrans Bridge in South Africa...

Miami Globe Trotter: ‘I went to India, but didn’t see the Taj Mahal&#...

I went to India, but didn’t see the Taj Mahal. Should I be upset? At first, I was a little disappointed that I wouldn’t be traveling to see the Taj Mahal during my time in India. People travel from...

Miami Globe Trotter: Vietnam’s vitality defies war-torn past

Before my visit, I had only ever heard Vietnam surrounded by war jargon like the terms Agent Orange and the Viet Cong. An overall opposition to the events that occurred there clouded my perspectiv...

Miami Globe Trotter: Shanghai’s chaos sheds lessons

Disclaimer: China is a vast country and my experience is unique to me. Within the first half-hour of being in Shanghai, I was nearly hit by a motorbike, yelled at, stared at and pushed past while t...

Miami Globe Trotter: Japan speaks in silence

Japan has left me speechless, and I mean that quite literally. On the outside, Tokyo looks pretty similar to any major American city. There are tons of people, busy streets, skyscrapers, and the l...

Miami Globe Trotter: Hawaii offers sense of community

Aloha, Miami! The first stop on my 112-day voyage was Hilo, Hawaii. For those of you unfamiliar with Hawaiian geography, Hilo is located on the big island of Hawaii and is home to some pretty cool n...

Experience Ultra before leaving Miami

When I first came to Miami, I had honestly never heard of Ultra Music Festival (UMF) and I had no idea what it was about. I didn’t really listen to electronic dance music (EDM) before college, and whe...

Small music festivals offer alternatives

Being the music-loving, concert junkie that I am, I always get overwhelmed as festival season approaches, because it means I have to consider cost, distance and of course, lineup. These days, there...

Jamie Servidio