People always know I’m an American abroad right away. Here’s why…

People always know I’m an American abroad right away. Here’s why…

There are a few things you're probably doing that make you stick out as a "typical American tourist" (effecting your favorability depending on what that person thinks of the states).  Sometimes , depending on the country I've been visiting, people love the fact that I'm American.  Other times, not so much.  It's been particularly interesting to [...]

Why (and how) I started blogging

Why (and how) I started blogging

Two years ago I embarked on two different journeys that would take me to strange corners of the Earth, and my mind. One started with a backpack and a one-way ticket to Spain, but you've heard plenty about that. The other journey started with me opening my laptop one day in Portugal. Both were equally [...]

I’ve been to 33 Countries in the last 2.5 years, here are my favorites (so far)..

I’ve been to 33 Countries in the last 2.5 years, here are my favorites (so far)..

Outside of the question "Aren't you scared traveling all alone?!"  (No, but I was at first.  You toughen up pretty quick out there in the world!)  The next most frequent question I'm asked is: "What's your favorite country?  You must have one, right?!" I feel like I disappoint people, more often than not, when I [...]

11 Surprisingly Funny Things about South Africa

11 Surprisingly Funny Things about South Africa

It may go without saying, but, I will point it out anyway:  Living in another country is VERY different from visiting.   I have been living in Cape Town, South Africa, on and off, for almost a year now and I still experience culture shock almost everyday.  The difference is, now it is every day [...]

Featured Guest Post: 6 Things Not to Miss in Sydney, Australia

Featured Guest Post: 6 Things Not to Miss in Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia- One of the largest cities in Australia and also the capital of New South Wales prides itself for being amongst the top fifteen most-visited cities in the world; and there’s good reason for that! Not only does Sydney have marvellous natural features, but it also boasts extraordinary man-made attractions, which have the ability [...]

April ’16 GLOBAL GIRLS

April ’16 GLOBAL GIRLS

These ladies are from all corners of the globe and showing us all just how it's done.  Some part-time and some full-time travelers, each of these women has a unique story. Read about what motivated them to take their first international trip, where their dream destination is and why they believe travel is the best [...]