Over time and many trips, I’ve discovered that I much prefer the freedom of planning-on-the-go. Never fear, to go blind is a little illogical: in this blog, I lay out my reasoning and process for going the less-planned route.
Traveling Solo as an Introvert
I consider myself primarily an introvert, but there is a time and a place where my curiosity goes toe-to-toe with my introversion and wins — abroad.
Ireland Recap: My 6-Day Travel Itinerary for Ireland
From Dublin, to Kilkenny, to Cork, to Killarney, to Dingle, to Limerick, to Cliffs of Moher, to Galway, this was my itinerary in Ireland as a solo female traveler (with pictures!).
Why I Constantly One-Up Myself with Travel
My flight into Dublin landed around 8 a.m. Sunday. When I approached the passport control officer in the non-EU citizen line, he fired off a number of questions. The exchange went a little something like this: “How long are you staying in Ireland?” he asked...
How to Avoid Travel Burnout, From a Frequent Flier
The cities, the sights, the experiences. Frequent travel may look glamorous on Instagram, but in reality, it means time zone hopping, insufficient sleep, disrupted exercise and eating routines, and of course, airport annoyances. If you've ever felt like you needed a vacation from your vacation (I have), try my tips on beating travel fatigue.
Why I Stopped Living for the Future and Started Living in the Moment
I prepped for the future. I made major, life-changing decisions based on my plan. And I was constantly disappointed when what I expected didn’t come to be.
My 3 Must-Have Apps for Traveling Abroad (Sans Cell Service)
None of us want to look like an oblivious tourist while traveling internationally. Download these apps and their offline counterparts and "street smart" will be your middle name.
What Surviving Stress Teaches You
As much as it sucks... Surviving stressful times will better equip us to handle with grace whatever life throws at us next.