The best kept, not so, secret in Arizona

Originally Posted on April 12, 2015 in the Times-Georgian by Morgan Cantrell Arizona has twenty-five locations under the National Park Service, ranging from National Monuments to National Historical Sites to National Parks, like the Grand Canyon. In my research for things to do in Arizona, I looked up the listing of all of the National Parks …

The Time I Went to a Psychic 

Saturday, my sister, Payton, and I went to Savannah, GA to get out of the towns we lived in and explore for a bit. She and I had zero plans aside from wanting to do a ghost tour that night. We wandered around Savannah listening to music, day drinking, talking to lads having bachelor parties, …

What was my favorite country?

I wish I could give a more concise answer. The truth is that they were all my favorite countries for different reasons. I loved being in Belgium at Christmastime. The Christmas Markets brought so much joy and anticipation to the season. Also, as a self-proclaimed chocoholic, not many places exist on earth that is as …

The Irish Version of Myself

Moving to Ireland created a version of myself that can only be described as the Irish version of myself.  Irish Morgan is loud, free, and doesn’t have a care in the world. She walks to work because she doesn’t have a car. She drinks in the middle of the day because there is no one …

The Worst Couch Surfing Experience Ever

If you have ever couch surfed or considered couch surfing, please read this post. I’ve talked a lot and hinted even more about being homeless in Oslo, but I don’t think I have actually come flat out and gave a full play by play of what happened to cause us to become homeless. I thank God everyday …

Ordering Food in Brussels

Walking into the restaurant, Marian, Sarah and I looked around with a hope that someone would come seat us. Neither sign was posted saying, “Please wait to be seated,” nor was there anyone bustling over to the three very lost travelers. After a few minutes of awkward stares from the locals, a middle-aged Belgian woman …

Why I Want to Live Abroad Again

Moving to a new place is never easy. It is difficult and presents challenges you did not know were possible.  Sometimes you struggle to make new friends or you have difficulty fitting into the new workplace. The literal move itself is never easy! Moving town to town lugging every prized (or let’s face it, not so prized possession) in the …