Can travel heal depression?

  Throughout my travel journey, from inception of the idea to booking the ticket and following through to now, I have had my fair share of crazy looks from people.  I've experienced judgement on judgement in all forms, coupled with praise.  Like all other things in life, you take the good with the bad, right? … Continue reading Can travel heal depression?

HE Goes Global | An Interview with Tayo Rockson

So, I’m doing something I’ve never done before... I’m sharing a MAN’s perspective on SHE GOES GLOBAL.  Crazy, I know... But before you go running away with the “No boys allowed!” mantra, hear me out.  Tayo is not only host to a fantastic podcast called “As Told by Nomads,” he is a three time Tedx … Continue reading HE Goes Global | An Interview with Tayo Rockson

Don’t be afraid to be a Black Sheep if it means following your dreams 

Isn't it funny how deep conversations can get at your hair or nail salon, ladies?  It's always been an interesting concept to me- the whole "tell a stranger your whole life story" thing- and never is that idea more prevalent for women than at their salons.  This concept applies to taxi drivers and bartenders too- … Continue reading Don’t be afraid to be a Black Sheep if it means following your dreams 

Review | Casa Falleri Boutique Hotel | Barranco, Peru

After roughing it in hostels for the first few days, Tyguenne and I were excited to check in to Casa Falleri for our first weekend in Peru.  We first found the hotel by roaming around the neighborhood in search of a good bar because we heard Barranco was THE PLACE to get our first pisco … Continue reading Review | Casa Falleri Boutique Hotel | Barranco, Peru

Overpacking in South America: I’ve become the best/worst backpacker on Earth

Just over a week ago I flew out of SFO on a one-way ticket to Peru and started a new leg of my round-the-world journey. I felt more excited than nervous this time and had zero panic attacks landing abroad, like that first time two years ago in Madrid (Anyone remember? Good Lawd, what a … Continue reading Overpacking in South America: I’ve become the best/worst backpacker on Earth

“Princess Life” – Guest Post by Tyguenne Solomon

I have been on this planet for 29 years and been called "a princess" too many times to count. What is it about me that makes me a princess exactly? Could it be because I have lived a very comfortable lifestyle in one of the most sought after states in America? Or because I enjoy … Continue reading “Princess Life” – Guest Post by Tyguenne Solomon

Going GLOBAL 2.0: Two Cali girls take on South America without itinerary

Dear Diary, It’s happening again...it’s "the night before” 2.0 and I’m getting anxious. It's been over two years since I flew from San Francisco on a my first international one-way ticket (Madrid, Spain was my first destination) and I'm about to do it again.  After a few months spent home in California with family and … Continue reading Going GLOBAL 2.0: Two Cali girls take on South America without itinerary