During my solo days in Puerto Vallarta, I flirted with both extremes – adventure filled moments and relaxing hours of bliss. One of my “adventure filled moments” consisted of taking a trip through the Sierra Madre mountains only to find a sweet surprise. It literally was sweet.
Traveling solo comes with pros and cons, as most things in life do. I’m really noticing it now as I’m sitting in this plane, waiting for my flight to Boracay. Families, couples, and friends taking selfies and laughing with each other. And I’m here. Sitting, alone, book in hand, waiting to take off. I’m beginning … More Thoughts of a Solo Traveler, In-Flight Edition
As the year comes to a close, I sit here thinking about the beautiful adventures I’ve been able to have. 2016, you have been one hell of a year for me. Many ups and plenty of downs, but yet I wouldn’t trade any of it. The world is a big place and I’m only beginning … More Top 3 Favorites of 2016
Oh, you know the place, “the urban jungle where dreams are made of”, “the big apple”, and “the city that never sleeps” –all of which are nicknames, or sayings, that are associated with the city of New York. Have you ever wondered why New York is on so many of people’s bucket lists? Isn’t it … More Chasing Anonymity in the Urban Jungle
Lately, I’ve seen the quote, “I have an insane calling to be where I’m not” flying around the internet and I relate 100%. Don’t get me wrong, I love where I am. But sometimes my mind wanders off, sort of like how my feet just wander through unfamiliar streets of a completely new city. I’m … More Appreciating Fear of the Unknown
In my existence, crossing the street always consisted of looking left, looking right, then looking left again. May 31, 2016, I touched down in London town. Imagine my surprise when the motion of looking left, first, was no longer the norm. I was aware of this difference before arriving in London, but experiencing it was … More Invest in Yourself, Go Abroad