2016 was really good to me but is ending on a sad note. This was the first year I really thought I might be able to become a digital nomad. A goal that until a two years ago I didn’t think was possible for me. Continue reading 2016: Year End Review
When I was a kid I dreamed of being a Paleontologist. I loved dinosaurs. I wanted to do what they did in “Jurassic Park”. Then it turned out I was shit at science. Continue reading Live the (Travel) Life You Have Imagined
This year has flown by. Looking ahead I see the same thing happening again. I both love and hate it. It is exhilarating to have so much to look forward to but also makes you want to be able to reach out and hold onto something. Continue reading 2015: End of the Year Travel Recap
Over the past 10 years travel has become a consistent part of my life. I am so used to being on the go that when I am home for long periods of time I often feel out of sorts. I itch to plan my next trip and I always yearn to be somewhere I am not. Continue reading Travel: Is a Nomadic Life Worth it?
This post is selfish. You might not want to read it. It is a letter to myself to help me get thru a break up of sorts. I am making a huge life decision. Everything will be shifting and right now I am both exhilarated and frightened. I need to keep reassuring myself that I am making the right decision. Continue reading Travel : A Letter of Encouragement to Myself
Every time I go abroad people act surprised when I tell them I will be staying at a hostel. They ask me if they are safe or how I know they aren’t dirty. I realize that too many people have watched the movie Hostel and consider that real life. Continue reading Tip: Why I prefer hostels.
In November I was set to go to Turkey with three friends from home. Last minute I decided to make a detour to the World Travel Market in London. Which meant that I had to change my flights and not go with all of them. One of the other girls I was going with had to change her flight too. We would be coming in about an hour or so after the others.Never would I be so thankful for the change of planes and the money I spent. Continue reading Travel Mishaps in Turkey
The world is not as dangerous as you think.
Of course if you watch the news you might believe otherwise. I try not to pay too much attention to the media when it comes to ,well, pretty much anything. Most places are not nearly as scary as they try to make it out to be. It wasn’t until my recent trip to Turkey that I really started to think about how war or conflicts can effect travel and the way countries are perceived. Continue reading War and Travel
If you’re going to Europe or anywhere for that matter. One of the cheapest and best ways to do it is to backpack. You live a little less luxuriously but when you want to see all the world has to offer spending untold amounts on hotel rooms doesn’t seem worth it. I mean how much time are you planning on spending in your hotel room when you fly all the way over to Italy? Not much I hope. Continue reading Advice: How to Pack for Your Trip
When you come to New York what is one of the first things you think of? Empire State Building? World Trade Center? Most likely one thing you think of is Broadway shows. I know I always think about going to shows. I live an hour train ride from the city and barely ever go to shows.