Note to readers: I'm trying something new. You can now watch this article in video form on Youtube! Click and subscribe here. It's below zero degrees outside and I've found myself in Montreal, Quebec, Canada of all places, in the dead of Winter. I'm looking out the window at white covered everything, wondering how I'll … Continue reading Finding Bliss in a Blizzard
I can never remember a time growing up when I had a clear focus of what I wanted to do with my life. My brother and I were very different in that way! He was exceptionally focused and knew from a very young age that he wanted to be an entrepreneur. Now at the young … Continue reading “How traveling redefined my priorities and outlook on life” by Hayley Jones
It always cracks me up how eager people are to hear about my dating life, especially since I started traveling internationally. I've played coy and kept the juicy stories for "Girls Night" with close friends, but with so many of you asking, let me share a little bit with you- you know, woman to reader. … Continue reading What it’s like to Date Around the World
Oh Canadaaaaa, the land I call my...COLD, I call you COLD. Canada, I underestimated your bite... I've been in Montreal for just over one week and my face hasn't fallen off yet, which continues to shock me. Colder than any weather I've ever experienced in my lifetime (I'm from California where we just "opt out" … Continue reading She Goes…to Canada?!
As we all turn introspective and reflect back on 2017, I'm lingering on a single word that holds more weight than I can bare... Forgiveness. There were times this year when forgiveness felt like a dirty word. Packed with implications of pain, loss and emptiness, it felt like forgiveness meant I would be condoning whatever … Continue reading Ending 2017 with Forgiveness
One of the oldest hotels in Bocas and full of charm, Gran Hotel Bahia is a must-stay when visiting Bocas Town, in Bocas del Toro, Panama. I stayed for 8 nights and felt relaxed and completely at home. The hotel sits facing the waterfront docks full of bars, restaurants and shops so when you walk … Continue reading Where I stayed this week: Bocas del Toro, Panama
One of the most frequent things I hear from people I meet around the world is this: "Id love to do what you're doing but couldn't ever find the guts to actually do it. You are soooo brave." I respond in two ways. In my head: Am I really though? Half the time I … Continue reading Goodbye Fear, Hello World