April Update!

Ciao! I have been terrible at posting lately and for that, I do apologize!   Life is slowly getting back to normal for me. I have been back to work full-time for a few months now since my shoulder surgery, catching up on bills and getting back into a good exercise regimen. Everything seems to…

6 Types of Travelers

What kind of traveler are you? What are the different kinds, really? Do you fit into one category, or perhaps have you lived in every pair of these proverbial shoes? Originally, I was going to write yet another comparison piece between the term tourist and traveler. This is discussed, debated, and chewed through by most…

Why you Should go to Church

Before you get up in arms over the title, give me a moment to explain myself! Regardless of your religious (or non-religious) opinions and beliefs, when you are traveling I beseech you to visit the buildings representing the historical religious beliefs of the place. In Europe, this means visiting churches, and also ancient sites like…

Upcoming Roadtrips!

Hey All! Unlike my usual posts, this is just a quick update. One week ago, I had surgery on my shoulder. As such, I won’t be able to do my regular work of massage for some time while I heal up. During the next 2 months, I plan to use this downtime to do a…

2016 Edinburgh Beltane Festival

**Disclaimer** These are my personal experiences and thoughts about this event. Other attendees probably have a different opinion so do further research if you’re thinking of attending. My word is not the gospel** This backpacking trip has been in the works for six years and during that time, I was specifically planning to attend one…

The reasons this blog was born!

The biggest trip of my life (so far) is coming up in about 9 weeks. I will be solo backpacking around Europe for two months. A lot of friends and family have asked that I keep them updated on my adventures and experiences. This got me to thinking a bit about the different types of…