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Finding Your Travel Style by Traveling Solo

If there is one thing I know about myself, it’s how I like to travel. I have a very specific travel style that’s evolved over time. It doesn’t mean I’m not constantly exploring and trying new things, it just means I know the types of things I enjoy, and what I don’t.  And most of […]

Storm Damage

Why aren’t we hearing more about the Philippines Typhoon?

Bodies lie in the streets, survivors struggling without food and water, almost every structure demolished. It’s one of the biggest storms ever. Per an eyewitness account in the Chicago Tribune, “There was Death Everywhere”. Although I do not declare myself a hard-hitting news journalist, let’s take a look at what’s been reported: 1,774 people confirmed […]

Your 30's

5 Reasons I Love Traveling in My 30′s

Every once in a while, someone will ask me if I’ve ever had any regrets. For the most part, I haven’t. But the answer I used to give was: I wish I had done a study abroad program when I was in college. I’m sure this would have gotten me started on my international travels […]


My Next Adventure in Tanzania

In January I’ll be moving to Africa. Mto Wa Mbu, Tanzania, to be specific. Yes, I’m moving somewhere I can’t even pronounce. But I couldn’t be more excited. Okay…I’m not gonna lie, I’m a little nervous. But it’s definitely like 90% excited, 10% nervous. I’ve always said I like change, so this should be right […]


Jumping off the Corporate Ladder, Halfway Up

When you have climbed the same corporate ladder for years, how do you get off without crashing down? How do you start over? Is it possible? Or at some point do you have to suck it up and keep going? I‘ve struggled with this A LOT. During the first half of college my major was […]


Creating Your Life Without a Script

It was exactly two years ago that I returned from my six-month trip abroad. And I wasn’t sure what to do next. I went back home to Dallas to contemplate two options: Continue my international adventures and find a source of income overseas. Return to San Diego  It was an ongoing debate in my head […]



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