“Aren’t you scared to travel abroad by yourself?” I get asked this question all the time *Cue condescending scoff.* When new acquaintances find out I’m leaving again for grad school, I try and find an appropriate way to explain how this isn’t my first rodeo. But once upon a time, I did have a first… Continue reading My First Time Abroad
Every year come 4th of July, my parents pile my siblings and I into our mini-van, the Loser Cruiser, and we drive 10 hours east on I-10 to the Sunshine State. A lot of my extended family makes the effort to be there too during this time, and it’s our yearly chance to catch up.… Continue reading Why do I Travel?
I thought I was a seasoned traveler. I thought I was great at this. I thought I was invincible. I’ve flown dozens of times, and never did I ever think I’d end up the victim of the dreaded cancelled flight. But, alas, just as someone always has to win those scratch offs, someone too has… Continue reading The (Seemingly) Obvious Advice
“So… did y’all fight?” Without a doubt, the most asked question I’ve recieved about my summer backpacking trip has regarded my ability to keep my cool with my travel partna, Alex. Note: Why do people LOVE hearing drama?! I mean, out of seven million questions people could ask… whatever. I don’t know if my friends… Continue reading Backpacking the World – On Picking Travel Friends