Traveling While Grieving

It’s an odd thing. I began this blog with high hopes and aspirations, and full of a gleeful excitement to write and share my stories and adventures and advice. And now…Now, it’s been 6 months since I have posted anything at all. And my last post was mostly an update on my plans. Since June,…

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7 More Tips for Safe Solo Travel (Part 2)

Earlier this week I posted 10 Tips for Safe Solo Travel (Part one!) with a promise to follow up in a few days. So here it is, ladies and gents–the rest of my safety tips for traveling on your own. As before, please comment if you have any to add, or if you disagree with any of…

10 Tips for Safe Solo Travel (Part one!)

Before traveling, I always do a ton of planning and research. Amidst this, I spent a lot of time reading advice from other travelers regarding safety while you adventure. There are some things that a solo traveler needs to be even more mindful of, but most of these tips I’ve compiled are useful for group…

“How was your trip?”

“I want to hear all about it” It was lovely. Great. Amazing. Wonderful. It was terrifying, soul-crushing, and eye-opening. Every time someone asks this question, I am stumped. My answers are vague, spewed from a smiling face, and behind my eyes scenes are flashing through my head at lightning speed. I am re-experiencing such unique…