Growing up in a society that constantly dehumanizes and shames people for having emotions or contrasting viewpoints isn’t easy. Gaining the ability to stop the naysayers from affecting you also feels impossible at times. Usually, when I talk about post-travel depression, I get the same response: a forced face of understanding, sometimes followed by a…… Continue reading Post-travel depression
After four flights, a three hour road trip of getting lost beyond belief (even with GPS and paper directions), we made it to the rich coast. The very second we stepped off the plane, we were greeted with vibrant smiles, faces that screamed bon vivant, Spanish accents and that one of a kind attitude that hurt…… Continue reading Costa Rica 2017
I decided to take an impromptu road trip down to Asheville, NC this past weekend. It was a plan made in the spur of the moment and maybe not the smartest idea I’ve ever had considering the time is short until Costa Rica and I REALLY need to try my hardest to be frugal, but do…… Continue reading Asheville, NC – 2017
Quite frequently I find myself trying to re-navigate the age-old question of “how the hell are you able to travel so much?” In celebration of officially booking our plane tickets to Costa Rica last night, I figured I’d take a stab at answering. The initial idea that most people have is that either me…… Continue reading How poor people travel
—-Edit: contest closed—- As most of my friends and family know, traveling is one of the things that I enjoy most in this world. I long to see new places and have new experiences. Unfamiliar foods, sights and sounds have never intimidated me– they push me to dive head-first into a new culture. Exploration and experimentation…… Continue reading Wanderlust + A GIVEAWAY!
Last weekend, I took a mini ladies-only vacation down to North Carolina with my mom and her best friend to escape our boring, routine lives for a few days. Man, oh man! What a great time. I read up on lots of things to do near the area we were staying in, as I do…… Continue reading Weekend getaway: North Carolina
We decided to have our honeymoon a few months out from our wedding date because, well, it just made sense for us. Quite frankly, after two months of us being legally bound to one another, we deserved a vacation. Kidding, of course! We are still the same deranged, unstable ball of goofiness that we’ve always been.…… Continue reading Jamaica 2016