The Vacation Hack I Wish Someone Had Told Me

Going on vacation is something we can pretty much all agree is awesome. No responsibilities, no worries, good food, good times, and that just general all-around good feeling. The only problem is coming home. While you can kind of recreate the no responsibilities by taking time off and having a staycation and you can kind of recreate…… Continue reading The Vacation Hack I Wish Someone Had Told Me

Hello, Aruba!

We arrived in Aruba yesterday! And I’m taking advantage of the fact that my handsome husband likes to sleep in to write a post about it. 😉 Before we left I was having major, major anxiety. Can you blame me? Not only is anxiety before travel somewhat normal for me (see Wanderlusting: Pre-Trip Anxiety), it was…… Continue reading Hello, Aruba!

Tropical Vacation Packing Essentials

I can’t believe I’m able to say this, but WE’RE GOING ON OUR HONEYMOON THIS WEEK! For those of you who don’t know, I wanted to go on a honeymoon way more than I desired to host a party (aka, a wedding). I asked my husband a thousand times if we could just elope and…… Continue reading Tropical Vacation Packing Essentials

How To Come Home From an International Vacation

**Note: I wrote this for a Fiction Writing class in 2013. I rediscovered it on my Google Drive today and thought I would share it. Not a traditional blog post, this fictional story draws vaguely on personal experience. Maybe I’ll share that sometime. 🙂 ❤ enjoy! How To Come Home From an International Vacation First…… Continue reading How To Come Home From an International Vacation

How To Travel When Your Resources Are Limited

Just go. I’m going to let you in on a little secret: you don’t need a lot of time or money to travel. All you need to do is walk out your front door and go. You could make it as far as down the block and still be traveling. A new cafe, a new…… Continue reading How To Travel When Your Resources Are Limited

The Happy Ending I’m Working On

I’m about to get raw with you, so bear with me. As many of you know, I was in a serious accident in January. It rocked my world and not in a good way. Not only did it happen to begin with, it happened while I was living out my lifelong dream of traveling. I’ve…… Continue reading The Happy Ending I’m Working On