Life, Love, Travel, and My Wish For You

I have been so lucky in my life, really so often I think probably luckier than I have any right to be.  So in this holiday season, it seems right that what I want is actually for you:

10 Money Tips to Help You Travel Better (and Cheaper)

Obviously I saved money but that was only part of how I was able to travel for so long and to so many places.  These are tips that I personally used/did and are geared towards how to best maximize your money for travel: from how to save $ to how not to spend any money…

Life, Love, Travel & the Pursuit of Being Good and True to Myself

I’ve been told how brave I am.  Also that I should share my story and/or write a book.  That’s one hell of an introduction to this story right?  I’m not sure how true those statements are but I’ll be honest that I have been debating for a long time whether to share this so publicly.

Life, Love, Travel & the Pursuit of the Last, Best Hope

My last post was about why travel matters, so this post is dedicated to why home, specifically the US, matters. Somewhere along my travels, I started to develop a deep love and appreciation for the states. Maybe it’s because I spent so much time talking to people everywhere in the world about this country, our…

Life, Love & the Pursuit of Why Travel Matters  

It’s simple: travel is necessary.  Take a trip and let it inspire you.  Or awe you.  Or change you fundamentally.  Or go away to lose yourself.  Or maybe to find/redefine yourself.  Or to learn your strengths and/or weaknesses.  Or to have beliefs challenged or validated.  To be exposed to a world that is so different…