25 minutes is just enough time for a final adventureRead More
Pack for a Purpose is a non-profit organization that provides travelers with the information they need to take supplies to local charities and projects. Using the extra space in their suitcase, travelers can bring supplies with them as a hostess gift to the community they are staying in!Read More
Backpackers will tell you a trip to Southeast Asia isn't complete without driving a motorbike, and maybe that's true for them. Maybe it was the highlight of their trip. That's fine. That's GREAT. I'm glad you had nice trip!Read More
I said I would make a post on the "Top Times I Was Wrong While Traveling," and here we go! For one reason or another, I was dead set on doing the following things, and maybe even convinced other people to go along with me.... and it ended up being the wrong *bleepin* call. Either learn from these mistakes, or learn that everyone makes mistakes...Read More
In my time traipsing around this globe, I have stayed in some hostels that felt like a home away from home.
But I have also stayed in some... less than pleasant accommodations.
While in Sarajevo, my friends and I laughed about this fact, and decided to come up with a list of qualities "the Perfect Hostel" would have.Read More
I have spent way too many hours of my life watching youtube beauty tutorials to give up on makeup now, even if I am gallivanting the globe with one carryon bag. So, through much trial and error, I have figured out the absolute necessities.Read More
Granted, I am giving everyone who hops on a plane to traverse 5 countries by themselves the benefit of the doubt where common sense is concerned. This might be too grand of an assumption. That is why I am sharing...Read More
I can't remember what life was like pre-mosquito obsession. If there was once a point in time where I wasn't constantly scratching, worrying, and applying bug spray, I have all but forgotten it.Read More
There is certainly a war going on between travelers in Southeast Asia, and the mosquitos that live there. Long pants, deet spray, and mosquito nets are all part of traveler's ammunition.
Not included in this group: Malaria prevention pills.Read More
Everybody in the restuarant who was already already watching (and judging) out of the corner of their eye turns at the sound of my voice. I look up, deer in headlights.... and proceed to make eye contact with every. single. patron.Read More