You and Your Boyfriend Are Done: Why You Should Take the Trip Anyway

So you are wondering if you should take a trip even though you initially planned it for you and your boyfriend. Check it out! This article investigates whether you should take the trip or not .

5 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid While Backpacking

Okay, so, after a couple international trips and traveling for about a year, I've realized that there are so many mistakes everyone makes on their first trip. They are super common, and easy to avoid! My hope is that after reading this article, you will be able to enjoy you're trip, and perhaps avoid exhausting yourself, wondering if you've seen everything, or regretting the money you've spent on your trip. 

The Art of Public Transit: My Four, Unbreakable, Cardinal Rules

I love traveling solo... most of the time. To be honest, I feel safer in most places while traveling than I do back in the states. However, I have four cardinal rules that I follow while waiting for the buses here in Costa Rica. Why? Because the stations in San Jose are in the worst neighborhoods. Additionally, bus stations in other places also seem to attract characters of all sorts. These rules can be applied almost everywhere and won't lead you astray.

Remembering My Grandma Ginger

I'm boarding a plane to Stockholm Tuesday evening. I will arrive in Sweden the next day, September 6, around 9am. I had initially planned to prepare for my trip last week by putting my items in storage, packing, calling about my financial stuff, squeezing in a couple of extra shifts at my per diem job, … Continue reading Remembering My Grandma Ginger

Out of The Fish Tank

On March 14 of this year, I turned 27. 27. I officially can not pretend I am in my early twenties anymore. I am an adult. For the past two years, I have been working around the clock, dreaming impossible dreams of traveling the world by myself. The older I get, the more I realize … Continue reading Out of The Fish Tank

Life: Back to Square 1

I can't believe it has been almost a year since I first booked my ticket to Portugal. Since then, I have gone back to Europe, visited Scotland, driven to Canada, gained a boyfriend, and, arguably, have overcome a quarter-century crisis. Oh and I'm graduating from graduate school. I miss travelling a ton! I haven't been … Continue reading Life: Back to Square 1