Getting Sick in Prague

Getting Sick in Prague

No one wants to be sick away from the safety of our own bed. I've been sick SO many times out on the road. It's comical at this point that almost every trip I go on, I get sick. It happened on the road trip in Ireland. It happened in Arizona. And it's happened countless other [...]

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Am I Afraid to Travel?

Am I Afraid to Travel?

Often, I am asked, "Are you not afraid to just show up in a city by yourself?" "Don't you worry about terrorist groups?" "Aren't you scared of what could happen?" "You could get drugged!" "How do you do it?!" My answer to those questions is usually the same. I chuckle and put on my brave [...]

The Most Perfectly Imperfect Saturday Ever

The Most Perfectly Imperfect Saturday Ever

I went to Washington DC to see the sights and see a few friends. Instead, I went to Washington and saw friends and a few sights. It was perfectly imperfect. It all started when my good buddy Niki and I met at the National Mall. She and I planned to tackle as many museums and [...]

6 Cities in Europe You May Not Think About

6 Cities in Europe You May Not Think About

Rotterdam, Holland Why it's great: Skyscrapers and boat taxis When you should go: Spring. Warm weather. What you should do: Rotterdam as a ton of museums some of which focus on German occupation during WWII. Also, The Euromast Belfast, Northern Ireland Why it's great: So. Much. History. When you should go: How about do NOT go in July and August. Things [...]

Official Response to Kristin Newman Quote

Official Response to Kristin Newman Quote

I love that I am but one of millions of single girls hitting the road by themselves these days. A hateful little ex- boyfriend once said that a house full of cats used to be the sign of a terminally single woman, but now it’s a house full of souvenirs acquired on foreign adventures. He [...]

The Times I Fell in Norway

The Times I Fell in Norway

I posted this gem on Instagram earlier today. http://instagram.com/p/wWwoTFKjtV/?modal=true It's another picture of me on the ground after having busted my butt in Norway. I decided to tell the stories of me falling in Norway. You know, to further embarrass myself with written and forever online proof of just HOW clumsy I actually am. Today [...]

A Traveler’s Thank You Note

A Traveler’s Thank You Note

With Thanksgiving tomorrow, I thought I would write a thank you note from the perspective of a traveler to the things that make these experiences possible. Dear Mom and Dad, Technology, Reader, and God, I wanted to take a moment to say thank you for being so awesome. You are all awesome for very different [...]

11 Things a Traveler Does while Not on the Road

11 Things a Traveler Does while Not on the Road

1: Constantly check SkyScanner for the cheapest flights to the destination of their choice Currently on SkyScanner, I could fly from Newark Airport to Dublin, Ireland for $513 in December...... 2: Keep the Weather App loaded with places all over the world Always dreaming of better weather 3: Have your Passport in your wallet at all [...]

I Lived.

I Lived.

Well, it's here!! One year living in Dublin, Ireland and traveling around Europe and Israel caught on video. I finished the editing and every clip is only two seconds long. Apologies in advance because, well, I am not a videographer. Haha! You'll see what I mean. But this video is very personal with close friends [...]

On the Words of Forrest Gump: Going Home

On the Words of Forrest Gump: Going Home

“I’m pretty tired. I think I’ll go home now. And just like that, my runnin’ days was over, so I went home to Alabama.” - Forrest Gump So I am currently sitting in Dublin Airport waiting for the time to come when they tell me to board the plane. I lost it initially when I [...]