Throughout my life, despite many a long-term relationship, the word "solo" was part of my identity- I tend to walk some crazy paths others wouldn't dare...alone. And I've liked it that way, for the most part. I knew from a young age I was meant to be a strong independent woman and would do the … Continue reading I fell in love abroad, now what?
It's funny how life works, isn't it? One minute, you're going here, or there, and then wondering if you made the right call. During some points of my travels I've suffered from "The grass looks greener over there" syndrome. There have been times I've arrived in a new place only to be called to another … Continue reading Four Days in Singapore, March ’17
Special Guest Post: Summer Romance
Any of you use Facebook? Yeah, me too. Who doesn't? You know those “Facebook Memories” that pop up daily and remind you just how far up or down you’ve gone from wherever you were a year, two, or three ago? Yeah, me too. Being that I already look backwards or forwards too often, these … Continue reading Memories from a new life chapter
If there's one defining factor amongst all the "basic California girls" back home, it'd be their signature Starbucks cup in hand. Strolling through town in yoga pants just isn't the same without your daily dose- and sure, it's not the best coffee in the world and guess what? THEY (we) KNOW THAT! My standards for … Continue reading A Venti Sized Void in South Africa (According to a California girl)
You can always go home...but it will cost you. $1,100 (to be exact) and 25 hours of flight time across three continents and, easy! Just like that, I was back home in the states. No matter the cost, it was so worth it. Landing at the San Francisco airport after a year and four months … Continue reading Longtime (Home)Coming
I did it! It has officially been one year since I first left the states to embark on this crazy, insane, around-the-world adventure. To say it is unbelievable that this year has come to an end would be a vast understatement. It is unfathomable that time can go this fast. I can't quite wrap my brain … Continue reading One Year Anniversary