Did Traveling Change Me?

Did traveling change me? Of course. But you may be surprised about some of the ways how: I’m braver. Jumping out of a plane at 14,000 feet? Check. Moving to a town where I know no one? No problem. I’ve done loads of things many people would consider scary in the past year, bring it […]

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What Do You Dream of Next?

It’s a weird feeling to have your dream come true. To know you’ve conquered it. To have set goals and spent countless seconds, minutes, hours, days and weeks fantasizing about what it would be like, imaging how it would feel, picturing it becoming a reality. Then to have it happen; in some ways exactly how […]

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Finding Balance and Happiness in 2016

I feel a little weird posting this because I feel like every other post I see on social media is full of negativity for 2016… there’s even a fake horror film trailer depicting how terrible this year was. But 2016 has been, without a doubt, my best year ever. I think it’s true that sometimes […]

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100 Things I Learned in 100 Days of Travel

It’s been 100 days since I left home on my year long adventure around the world and I’ve already learned so much more than any class has ever taught me. Take LOADS of pictures and videos. Just when you think you have enough, take double what you already have. Buying food from grocery stores will alway […]

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Why I Quit My Office Job to Travel

I graduated from college in May of 2015 with a journalism degree and absolutely no idea what I wanted to do with my life. What did I know? I knew that whatever came next in my life I wanted it to be something that I truly wanted to do. That may sound obvious, simple even. But it’s really not […]

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Your Long Distance Relationship is NOT Doomed

Long distance is HARD, there’s no arguing that. But just because you need to be in a long distance relationship, whether it’s because you’re traveling and your partner isn’t or you and your partner work or go to school in different states or even countries,  it doesn’t mean the relationship is doomed! It just means you […]

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Day 1/365

Every year, one of the first things incoming freshman at Syracuse University do during orientation week is head to  the Carrier Dome to learn school songs and chants. At the end of it they arrange the students on the football field to form the shape of your class year so they can take an aerial view photo. […]

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