"Friends first." It can work, and has worked for many couples. But it can also be a trap. (A true story.)
Christmas: whether one is single or in a couple, whether traveling to family or vice versa; typically, it’s a holiday one spends with loved ones. But this year, my Christmas looks a little different. And I love the flexibility and freedom.
Take it from a 10-plus year resident who loves to eat and drink, here's 15 of my favorite places in Phoenix/Scottsdale, restaurant edition.
When I’m asked the dreaded question: “How old are you?”, these thoughts ping-pong through my brain in an exhaustive sequence...
I'm a backpacker, and I pack light; so when I travel abroad I put a lot of thought into packing my daypack so I'm always prepared.
One year ago, I lost my dad. Shortly afterwards, I took a solo trip to Ireland, which helped distract me from and process my father’s death, while I paid tribute to his life.
Two years ago I was filing for unemployment and down to my last $1,000. Well, I turned things around.
I'm totally kickass and courageous, right? Wrong. I do have fears, and if I were to boil them down into one word, that word would be...
As a host, to Couchsurf is to open up your space and share the secrets and joys of your home city. As a guest, Couchsurfing is for those who want a different experience and the companionship, guidance, and friendship of a local.
Recently, I made a commitment to myself. When lightning strikes, I will put my personal growth first. Less doing, more be-ing. Balance.