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You Sneaky Little

You Sneaky Little

TRAUMATIZED On my way out of the US, I had a layover in China. My flight ended up being cancelled so the airline put me up in a nearby hotel for the night. As I am waiting in line to check in, I hear a […]

An Introverted Traveler’s Survival Guide

An Introverted Traveler’s Survival Guide

A RARE SPECIES: THE INTROVERTED TRAVELER I always knew I was introverted but had no idea to what extent until I started my long solo journey of traveling solo at the age of 35. I first noticed it when I went from hostel to hostel […]

Scared of Ants.

Scared of Ants.

IN THE UNITED STATES, WE ARE SO SHELTERED. For those of you living in the United States, who are scared of ants, you don’t know how good you have it. I say scared of ants, but don’t mean myrmecophobia (a specific fear of ants in […]

Are You Mafia?

Are You Mafia?

In Thailand, shuttles are a reliable and cheap way to move around from city to city. Deb World-Traveller and I decided to take a shuttle from Phuket to Krabi. We had been on the road for about one hour when our van stopped at a […]

An Angel in Amsterdam

An Angel in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is like a cute fake town that comes right out of a movie.  There are cute stone houses, flowers everywhere, children playing outside and people riding bicycles all around.  A friend and I decided to spend a few days there to visit some friends […]

The Truth About Traveling Solo

The Truth About Traveling Solo

THE TRUTH ABOUT TRAVELING SOLO Traveling solo can be life changing. It builds your confidence in so many ways. But what not many travelers or travel bloggers tell you is that it can be really fucking hard. I used to take solo weekend trips to Mexico […]

The Beauty of a Moment

The Beauty of a Moment

THE BEAUTY OF A MOMENT  After a 10 hour ride from Dar es Salaam, we had finally arrived to Mikumi National Park in time for one quick game drive before the sun went down. I was sitting in the back of a Jeep next to […]