“Tourists accumulate photos and mementos; travelers collect memories and friends.”
Laura Zera is a peripatetic writer with a home base in Seattle. She has completed a memoir and is working on a novel set in South Africa. Her stories have been published in Quartz, The Washington Post, The Seattle Times and other places. One day, she will learn how to snap her fingers. Website: laurazera.com. Twitter: @laurazera.